This observational documentary follows 16-year-old Juan Carlos as he makes his way from an innovative group home in Puebla to Mexico City, where he hopes to reunite with his father and reconcile with a difficult past.
For Pride Week, a screening and discussion of Moonlight. April 13, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema. The film presents a mental odyssey about the youth, adolescence, and adulthood of Chiron, who is growing up gay and black in Miami.
Holding a Giving Day expresses our belief in the power of broad-based support, especially from alumni. It's also a reminder that each and every person who sees the promise of George Mason University, its amazing faculty and enterprising students, can be a donor.
The danger is palpable as filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows activist Ye Haiyan to Hainan Province to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked as enemies of the state, the activists -- and Wang -- face interrogation, harassment, and imprisonment.
Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the screening session. On Feb. 13, Mason’s Film and Media Studies Program hosted a screening for the Academy Award-nominated documentary “13th” and a Q&A with Mason professor and “13th” cinematographer Hans Charles.