Safe Return: Spring semester begins Monday, January 25, with a mix of in-person instruction and expanded online classes. Research continues in a hybrid model. Visit Safe Return to Campus for more.
“How does an undocumented documentary filmmaker document themselves?” That’s a question posed by Miko Revereza, who doesn’t conceal his status as an undocumented alien. Watch No Data Plan for free before you meet this remarkable young filmmaker on Oct 30, 1:30pm EST.
From 1968 to 1973, the public television variety show SOUL!, guided by producer and host Ellis Haizlip, offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature, poetry, music, and politics. Melissa Haizlip (Producer, Director, Writer) is an award-winning filmmaker based in New York.
Bree Newsome and student filmmaker and fellow activist Taj Kokayi (Mason Film and Video Studies Program BA, 2022) will conduct a live, interactive conversation about Newsome’s activist work and how it has informed her filmmaking and storytelling and vice versa.
Mason Arts at Home is pleased to feature Gooden along with co-writer and producer Andrea Lewis for a live, digital conversation and screening of their short film Token. The short film, which has been receiving praise and awards at film festivals since its release in 2018, is a coming of age story about a young Black girl growing up in the suburbs and trying to fit in. The conversation and screening will be followed by an opportunity for audience questions.
Parkland Rising follows the movement that emerged from the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. Online screening and Q&A with Mason Alumna and film producer Sara Ramaker and director Cheryl McDonough: Sept 21 at 1:30pm.