Posts Tagged ‘screenings’

Save the Date: FAVS at 10

Please save the date for FAVS @ 10, a celebration of the past ten years of the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University! The FAVS @ 10 is a full day of programming celebrating the growth of the program over the last decade and honoring alumni from the FAVS BA, FAMS minor…

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Student Academy Award Winners

Student Academy Award Winners Wednesday, January 31 4:30-10 pm Free and open to the public. Join us for an evening of screenings of Student Academy Award Winners. Students are welcome to come for any part of the evening’s screenings. The Academy established the Student Academy Awards in 1972 to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking…

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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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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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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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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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Two FAVS Alumni to Screen at RIFF

Scene from EARLY Directed by Alisa Posey. Two Film and Video Studies alumni will be represented at the Richmond International Film Festival on March 2 in the University Spotlight program. EARLY, a short documentary about artist Kevin Earley’s struggle with mental illness directed by Alisa Posey, and SOUTHERN HUSTLE, a dark period fiction directed by…

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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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