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John Carlos and Dave Zirin

John Carlos and Dave Zirin

The documentary Not Just a Game and the book The John Carlos Story look at the relationship of sports and politics. The documentary traces how American sports have glamorized militarism, racism, sexism, and homophobia, and showcases rebel athletes who fought for social justice beyond the field of play. The book tells the story of one of these athletes, John Carlos.

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Johnson Center Cinema to Show "Living for 32"

Johnson Center Cinema to Show "Living for 32"

On Thursday April 28th at 4:30 p.m., the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and the Film and Media Studies program will show "Living for 32" in the Johnson Center Cinema. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with the subject of the film, Colin Goddard, and his father, Andy Goddard.

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"Poster Girl" Documentary to Premiere at Mason on April 27

"Poster Girl" Documentary to Premiere at Mason on April 27

Poster Girl, a nominee for this year's Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject, premieres April 27 at George Mason University. The showing, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema, will be followed by a discussion with Sara Nesson, the film's director, and Robynn Murray, who is featured in the film.

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Discussion with Chico Colvard Following Screening of Family Affair

Discussion with Chico Colvard Following Screening of Family Affair

Mason's Film and Media Studies Program will host film director Chico Colvard to meet and discuss his award-winning documentary Family Affair. The director's talk and question and answer session will follow a screening for the Mason Community in the Johnson Center Cinema.