Screenings

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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FAVS Fall Showcase

Film and Video Studies at Mason announces the FAVS Fall Showcase! This year’s Showcase is the biggest ever and will include undergraduate work in Web Series, Music Video Experimentation, and Documentary Directing and will screen the capstone works from graduating seniors, including a staged reading of capstone scripts, and exhibit works, papers and panels by…

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BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class

Free and open to Mason students. We are excited to announce the BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class with Grammy and Golden Globe-award winning percussionist Antonio Sanchez, composer of the original film score for Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu’s BiRDMAN. Sanchez will present a lecture and Q&A on music, composition, and film on Friday November 18 at 3 pm…

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Best of FAVS at the Virginia Film Festival

Keep on Steppin Through d. Omar Amalou For the second year in a row, Film and Video Studies is very excited to announce the Best of FAVS at the Virginia Film Festival! Saturday, November 5 11 am, Violet Crown C, Charlottesville The Best of FAVS Program at GMU returns to the Virginia Film Festival with…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers: City of Trees

Still from City of Trees GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: City of Trees Wednesday, November 9, 2016 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM Johnson Center, Cinema Q&A with Brandon and Lance Kramer to follow   76 min, USA, directed by Brandon Kramer, produced by Lance Kramer a film by Meridian Hill Pictures, in association with Kartemquin Films…

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GMU Student Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival!

    Sat, October 22, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Reston Town Center 11 & BTX 11940 Market Street Reston, VA   We are excited to announce the GMU Student Film Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival! Did you miss the Best of FAVS screening? If so, now is your…

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Best of FAVS!

  BEST of FAVS Friday, September 16, 2016 4 pm, Johnson Center Cinema Come see the future of independent film and experience a collection of nine stunning, hilarious and heartfelt short films produced by the students of the Film and Video Studies program.  Reception and a Q&A with the filmmakers to follow.   Screening (in…

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A Conversation with Christine Vachon

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series presents: A Conversation with Christine Vachon Wednesday, Sept 28, at 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema A discussion of the groundbreaking filmmaker’s career, the evolution of Queer Cinema, and future directions in film with Film and Video Studies Director Giovanna Chesler Christine Vachon is a storyteller, producer, and co-founder of Killer Films. With…

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