Posts Tagged ‘Visiting Filmmakers Series’

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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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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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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13TH Receives Academy Award Nomination

13TH, directed by Ava DuVernay, has scored an Academy Award nomination for Feature Documentary. Congratulations to co-Director of Photography for 13TH and Film and Video Studies Professor of Cinematography, Hans Charles! Please join us as we celebrate Prof Charles’ work and watch the film together during the GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series on Monday, February 13th,…

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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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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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Studio A with Cheryl Furjanic wins a Bronze Telly Award!

The Winners of the 37th Annual Telly Awards were announced this summer. With over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, we are excited to announce that Studio A: Cheryl Furjanic is a winner of a 2016 Bronze Telly for Film/Video! Film and Media Studies presented Furjanic and her film Back on Board:…

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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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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series guest Khalik Allah featured in Mason News

Khalik Allah with The Washington Post’s Ann Hornaday. Khalik Allah with FAMS Director Dr. Cynthia Fuchs and with members of DKA. GMU Visiting Filmmakers series and Film and Media Studies brought filmmaker Khalik Allah to campus in April to present his film “Field Niggas.”  Read about his work as a cinematographer on Beyoncé’s new visual…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series Presents Field Niggas

Tuesday, April 5, 20164:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema Screening followed by Q&A with Khalik Allah and with Special Guests: African and African American Studies Director Wendi Manuel-Scott and the The Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday. Free and open to the public. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Field NiggasUSA, 2015. 60 minDir: Khalik Allah In a speech…

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