VFS Fall 2022

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THE VISITING FILMMAKERS SERIES FALL 2022 IS SUPPORTED BY  THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS, UNITS, AND COLLEGES AT MASON:
AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES; THE CENTER FOR HUMANITIES RESEARCH; THE GLOBAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM; COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCESCOLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS; THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENTFILM AT MASON; HISTORY AND ART HISTORY; THE LGBTQ+ RESOURCE CENTERMODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES; SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY; UNIVERSITY LIFE; WELOME2MASON; AND WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES.

VISITING FILMMAKERS SERIES LINKTREE 


VFS FALL 2022 Toolkit



 
OCT3
Oct 3 Visiting Filmmakers Series:  Jessica Beshir with Faya Dayi

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Jessica Beshir with Faya Dayi

Monday, October 3, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Cinema

Jessica Beshir's film presents a journey into the rituals of khat, a leaf that Sufi Muslims have chewed for centuries for religious meditations and Ethiopia's most lucrative cash crop.

OCT13
Oct 13 Visiting Filmmakers Series: Ashley O'Shay, Unapologetic

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Ashley O'Shay, Unapologetic

Thursday, October 13, 2022 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Cinema

Unapologetic illuminates the love underpinning the anger and frustration that comes with being Black, queer women in the US, and elevates those who are most often leading the way while being denied the spotlight.

OCT27
Madan Sara Film Viewing

Madan Sara Film Viewing

English

Thursday, October 27, 2022 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Cinema

Join us for a screening of Madan Sara, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker, Etant Dupain. 

NOV2
Nov 2 Visiting Filmmakers Series: Producer Mahrya MacIntire with The Slow Hustle

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Mahrya MacIntire with The Slow Hustle

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Cinema

The Slow Hustle chronicles the still unsolved death of Baltimore police detective Sean Suiter, fatally shot in 2017 while in the line of duty, and explores the ongoing speculation about what really happened that day.


Previous Fall 22 events

SEP21
Sep 21 Visiting Filmmakers Series: Leola Calzolai-Stewart with The American  Diplomat

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Leola Calzolai-Stewart, Rachell Shapiro, and Kiley Kraskouskas, The American Diplomat

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Cinema
The film follows the story of three Black diplomats who broke racial barriers at the US State Department during the Cold War. Asked to represent the best of American ideals abroad while facing discrimination at home, they left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service.