Thurs Feb 28, 7:30pm, Johnson Center Cinema
The documentary follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college. It shows us what it means to grow up both American and undocumented in the United States.
Screening and Q&A March 18 7:30pm. The short documentary Mother, Daughter, Sister exposes the Burmese military’s practice of using rape as a weapon of war and gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women activists calling for justice for these crimes.
"What we discovered, as faculty and students, is that we still have to wrestle with slavery as an institution even if we were not complicit as an institution in the system of slavery," said Wendi Manuel-Scott, a professor of history and art history at Mason.
While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. This paper and infographic provide a statistical and demographic portrait of immigrant teachers in the United States and highlight differences between native- and foreign-born teachers as well as between postsecondary and non-postsecondary teachers.
Nikyatu Jusu’s short film Suicide by Sunlight will be shown in the U.S. Narrative Short Film category and cinematographer Hans Charles' work will be represented in the Indie Episodic category for Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men.
The Fall Film Showcase features student work made during the fall semester. The work is made students in intermediate directing (fiction and documentary) and beginning video production, as well as senior thesis films. 12/8 10am-6pm Johnson Center Cinema. Free and open to the public.