Screenings

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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Cameraperson

GMU Visting Filmmakers: Cameraperson Thursday, September 28, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with director Kirsten Johnson Free and open to the public What does it mean to film another person? How does it affect that person, and what does it do to the one who films? A boxing match in Brooklyn; life…

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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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