Screenings

Mason Film Festival 2017 Award Winners

Mason Film Festival 2017 – Announcing Festival and Academic Winners! Congratulations to all students for your strong screenings and staged readings during the Mason Film Festival. Thank you to the FAVS Advisory Board for jurying our competition and awarding Pitch Awards that will help students in their productions. And to Film and Media Studies, GMU…

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Mason Film Festival 2017

Mason Film Festival is back for its 5th year! May 4-6, 2017. All events are free and open to the public. Screenings will take place in the Johnson Center Cinema. Free tickets are required for the Saturday Senior Showcase ONLY. Tickets can be picked up in-person at the Center for the Arts Box Office or…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers: Visitor’s Day

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor’s Day (Día de Visita) Wednesday, April 19, 2017,  7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with director Nicole Opper Sixteen-year-old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before finding his way to Ipoderac, a unique group home and…

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Off The Wall

Join us to celebrate the visual arts at Mason! Explore the award-winning Art and Design Building and experience the visual arts at Mason as you’ve never seen them before. Engage with our talented students and faculty, enjoy delicious food and drink, and even take home art, all in support of much needed student scholarships and…

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Moonlight to screen April 13

Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali as Juan. Moonlight Screening and discussion April 13 4:30pm Johnson Center C “Who is you, man?” Moonlight traces the journey of young Chiron, making his way through life in Miami. The film presents that journey in three chapters — “Little,” “Chiron,” and “Black” — with the character…

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ArtSpace Herndon presents Best of FAVS

Join us for a night of movies and popcorn! Best of FAVS returns for a second year to ArtSpace Herndon. Come see the future of independent film and experience a collection of nine stunning, hilarious and heartfelt short films including Beyond The Weld by Kyle Van Dyke, Cope by Alisa Posey, Goodnight, Me by Michael…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series Presents Hooligan Sparrow

Thursday, March 2 4:30 pm, Johnson Center Cinema   GMU Visiting Filmmakers presents Hooligan Sparrow and a conversation with director Nanfu Wang. The film follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked…

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JAVA Premieres at RIFF

Poster art by Cameron Evans JAVA, the first short film produced in the Mason Film Lab, will make its film festival debut in competition at the Richmond International Film Festival on Saturday, March 4, 2017 12 p.m. at Bow Tie Movieland 2, headlining the International Shorts Spotlight 2 program. The Mason Film Lab began in…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: 13th

Monday, February 13, 2017 4:30 PM to 7:15 PM Johnson Center, Cinema Free and open to the public Ava DuVernay’s documentary explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on how the nation’s prisons are disproportionately populated with African Americans. Q&A followed with Co-Director of Photography and Film and Video Studies faculty…

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The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema

The FAVS Fall Showcase begins with two evenings of screenings and discussions on The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema. All programs are in the Johnson Center Cinema at George Mason University and are free and open to the public. See the complete FAVS Fall Showcase schedule here. Wednesday, December 7 7:30 pm…

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