Tag: documentary

From group home to front of the camera

A Discussion with Nicole Opper, documentary filmmaker BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   On Wednesday, April 19, Mason’s Visiting Filmmaker Series held a screening of the documentary “Visitor’s Day.” A Q&A discussion with Director Nicole Opper followed the screening, facilitated…

Film Poster for THROUGH A LENS DARKLY, a film by Thomas Allen Ha

Black history from behind the lens

Barbara Brophy, Staff Writer Last week, George Mason University’s Film and Media Studies department hosted a screening of Chimpanzee Productions’ 2014 documentary “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People.” The event, which included a discussion…

Still from film’s reenactment of Darius Monroe and accomplices preparing to rob a bank.

Robbed of the Good Years

Meghann Patterson, staff writer Many students will never have the chance to understand the mindset of a juvenile who has committed a crime. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the rate for robbery declined through much…