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Alumni Spotlight: Paul O’Halloran

Alumni Spotlight: Paul O’Halloran Editor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter Paul O’Halloran graduated with a B.A. in Film and Video Studies in 2014. His senior thesis film Ard Laoch na h√Čireann /Hero of Ireland (2014) played at film festivals internationally and is now available to stream on Amazon Prime. Paul currently lives in Los Angeles.     Could…

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Fall Film Showcase

Fall Film Showcase December 7-9 All events are free and open to the public THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7 11am-3:30pm Staged Readings, JC Gold Room Reading 1: 11-1 (including talkback) Intermission w/pizza: 1-1:30 Reading 2: 1:30-3:30 4pm – 6pm, Collaborations, Johnson Center Cinema A collection of faculty and student collaborative projects including the Mason Film Lab. FRIDAY,…

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When Two Worlds Collide

2017 Native American Indigenous Heritage Month presents When Two Worlds Collide Wednesday, November 15 7 pm, Johnson Center Cinema An Indigenous environmental activist from Peru takes on the large businesses that are destroying the Indigenous Amazon for the extraction of oil, minerals, and gas. Sponsored by the Native American Indigenous Alliance; The Office of Diversity,…

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Whose Streets?

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Whose Streets? Thursday, November 2, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema (Directions) Documentary screening and discussion with director Sabaah Folayan Free and open to the public An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it. The filmmakers look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community…

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Q-Mason Screening

Q-MASON screening presented for LGBTQ History Month Tuesday, October 17 7 pm, Johnson Center Cinema (Directions) Free and open to the public. Mason’s LGBTQ Resources and Film and Video Studies presents Q-MASON, a selection of films from the Film and Video Studies program telling LGBTQ stories. Visual Scar Directed by Sami Ahmed Cope Directed by…

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Best of Film at Mason Around the Region

There are two more chances to watch the Best of Film at Mason! Thank you to our regional partners, the Washington West Film Festival and the Virginia Film Festival.   Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. From heartfelt to heartbreaking intermediate and Senior fiction films, to poignant…

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Road Through War

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Road Through War Thursday, October 19, 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with director Louie Palu Road Through War is a road trip along both sides of the frontline in Ukraine from Stanytsia Luhanska to Mariupol. Roads, bridges, and rivers have become the borderlands between the Ukrainian Army and the…

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Audio Capture and Mixing Panel with Amanda Kraus

Weds One: Audio Capture and Mixing Interface Media Group 1233 20th St NW Washington, DC 20036 Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Tickets at Women in Film & Video. Sound is critical to the success of your media project. Learn what you need to do in production to have a successful…

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Almost Sunrise

Almost Sunrise Monday, September 11, 6pm HUB Ballroom Documentary screening and discussion with director Michael Collins and producer Marty Syjuco Tickets are free and open to the public. Almost Sunrise follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of…

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Best of Film at Mason

Best of Film at Mason Friday, September 15 5 pm, Johnson Center Cinema Free and open to the public. Q&A with the filmmakers and reception to follow. Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. From heartfelt to heartbreaking intermediate and Senior fiction films, to poignant intermediate and beginning…

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