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Film Festival / Festival de Cine: New Film from Latin America and Spain. Spring 2015 Semester

This Spanish and Latin American film festival features films organized around two related questions: first, how do these Spanish language films reveal new knowledge concerning the lived social and cultural histories of multilingual groups within larger national and transnational contexts; and second, how does the art of these films provide viewers with a critical eye on the connections between language and power, such as the relationship between “national” languages and hegemonic culture and the link of linguistic difference with popular culture “from below.”

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Dear White People Is Coming to GMU

Dear White People at GMU February 5, 2015 8pm, Johnson Center Cinema. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Gayle Wald (George Washington University) and Mark Hopson (George Mason University).

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Out in the Night, Part of GMU's Visiting Filmmakers Series, Receives National Praise

Out in the Night, an award winning documentary produced by Mason’s Director of Film and Video Studies, was screened at Mason as part of the Visiting Filmmakers Series. It has been screened at several film festivals and won multiple awards, including Best Feature at the Queer People of Color Film Festival and the Jury Award for Excellence: Best Documentary at the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

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Film and Video Students Ready for Fall Film Showcase

The showcase, which is from 3 to 9:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus, will feature 11 final film projects by senior producing course students, 13 films by documentary directing course students and five films by graduate students of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program.

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