Archive for August 2018

Best of Film at Mason

The Best of Film at Mason Highlighting award-winning student films Friday, September 7th 3-5 pm, Harris Theatre Free and open to the public The 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 level documentary shorts,…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Dan Mirvish Masterclass

Dan Mirvish: Masterclass Friday, September 14, 12noon Art and Design Building 1007 Dan Mirvish is a director, screenwriter, producer, author and inventor. His film, Bernard and Huey (written by Oscar/Pulitzer-winner Jules Feiffer), has played in 30 festivals on five continents and has a coast-to-coast theatrical release in the US. Dan’s film Between Us, was an…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Dark Money

Dark Money Tuesday, October 30, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with filmmaker Kimberly Reed Kimberly Reed’s documentary examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. This political thriller film takes viewers to Montana. a frontline in the fight…

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The Pick Up to Screen at DC Shorts

THE PICK UP, the second film produced by the Mason Film Lab, will make its Washington, DC Premiere at DC Shorts Film Festival with three chances to watch! DC Shorts Film Festival Landmark’s E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 SHOWCASE 4 Friday, Sep 7, 2018 9:30p.m. – 11:00p.m. Sunday, Sep 9,…

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Film at Mason Welcomes New Faculty

Film and Video Studies announces the hire of two new full-time, tenure-track faculty. Please welcome Nikyatu Jusu, Assistant Professor in Directing and Screenwriting, and Maura Ugarte, Assistant Professor in Directing and Editing.   Nikyatu Jusu Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker Professor Nikyatu Jusu’s films have played at festivals nationally and internationally garnering her a myriad of laurels…

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