Film and Media Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series

Each year, the GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series brings to campus a variety of films and directors. Since 1995, films and artists have included the following: 

 

Spring 2017: Visitor's Day (Día de Visita) with Nicole Opper, with Film and Video Studies, Global Affairs, Global Programs, History and Art History, Latin American Studies, University Libraries, University Life, Women and Gender Studies, and Delta Kappa Alpha.

 

 
Spring 2017: Moonlight (no filmmakers visit), with LGBTQ Resources, Film and Video Studies, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education, African and African American Studies, and University Libraries.

 

 

Spring 2017: Hooligan Sparrow with Nanfu Wang, with Film and Video Studies, Chinese Studies in MCL, Global Affairs, Global Programs, History and Art History, Latin American Studies, University Libraries, University Life, Women and Gender Studies, and Delta Kappa Alpha.

 

Spring 2017: 13th with Hans Charles, with African and African American Studies, Film and Video Studies, Global Affairs, Global Programs, English, History and Art History, University Libraries, University Life, Women and Gender Studies, the Black Student Alliance, and Delta Kappa Alpha.

 

 

Fall 2016: City of Trees with Brandon and Lance Kramer, with Film and Video Studies, Mason Reads, GMU Libraries, Honors College, Center for Climate Change Communication, the English Department, and University Life.

 

 

Fall 2016: A Conversation with Christine Vachon, with Giovanna Chesler, with Film and Video Studies, Art, Women and Gender Studies, Photography, and University Life.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2016: Field Niggas, with Khalik Allah and Ann Hornaday, with African and African American Studies, Film and Video Studies, University Life, and the English Department.

 

 

Spring 2016: Benjamin Steger, Stage Four: A Love Story, with Film and Video Studies.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2016: Kandahar Journals with Louie Palu, with Global Affairs, Global Programs, Film and Media Studies, and Film and Video Studies. 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2015: (T)Error (2015) with Lyric R. Cabral and Jason Osder, with African and African American Studies, English, Film and Video Studies, and University Life.

 

 

 

Fall 2015: Happy Those Who Cry with Marcelo Torcida, with Film and Video Studies and Latin American Studies.

 

 

Fall 2015: Back on Board: Greg Louganis with Cheryl Furjanic and Ric Chollar, with Film and Video Studies, LGBTQ Resources, University Life, and Women and Gender Studies.

 

 

 

Spring 2015: Approaching the Elephant with Amanda Rose Wilder, with Film and Video Studies and DKA.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2015: Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People with Thomas Allen Harris and Deborah Willis, with African and African American Studies, Film and Video Studies, and University Life.

 


Spring 2015 (no filmmakers visit): Dear White People (2014)with post-screening discussion leaders Gayle Wald (George Washington University) and Mark Hopson (George Mason University), with African and African American Studies, and Film and Video Studies

 

 

Fall 2014: Out in the Night with blair dorosh-walther, with Film and Video Studies and University Life.

 

 

 

 

Fall 2014: Evolution of a Criminal with Darius Clark Monroe, with Film and Video Studies and University Life. 

 

 

 

Spring 2014: A Fragile Trust with Samantha Grant, with Communication and University Life. 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2014: Let the Fire Burn with Jason Osder, with the English Department and University Life. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2013: The New Black with Yoruba Richen, with African and African American Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and University Life.  

 

 

 

 

Fall 2013: Where Soldiers Come From with Heather Courtney, with the Honors College.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2013: Reportero with Bernardo Ruiz, with Latin American Studies.  

 

 

 

Spring 2013: Beneath the Blindfold with Kathy Berger and Ines Sommer, with Film & Video Studies.  

 

 

 

Fall 2012: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman 2012), with Hasan Elahi, with English Department. 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2012: The Waiting Room with Peter Nicks and Ann Hornaday, with University Life. 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2012: Better This World with Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega, with University Life.  

 

 

 

 

Spring 2012: Dogtown and Z-Boys with Peggy Oki, with Multicultural Research & Resource Center. 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2011: John Carlos and Dave Zirin, Not Just a Game: Power, Politics & American Sports (2010) and discussion of their co-authored book, The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World. Collaboration with African and African American Studies and the GMU Athletic Department. 

 

 

Spring 2011: Sara Nesson and Robynn Murray, Poster Girl.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2011: Living for 32 with Colin Godard, with Criminology, Law, and Society.  

 

 

 

 

Fall 2010: Family Affair with Chico Colvard.

 

 

 

 

Fall 2010: Loins of Punjab Presents with Manish Acharya, with the English Department. 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2007: Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story with Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim. 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2003: All the Real Girls with David Gordon Green and Paul Schneider.  

 

 

 

  

 

Spring 1995: Cheryl Dunye, selected short films: She Don't Fade (1991), Janine (1990), and Greetings from Africa (1994)

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