Tag: documentary

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The Story told In Lorton’s Darkroom

Documentary from GMU Visiting Filmmakers By Muhammad Arham, Contributor From the history of the Lorton Correctional Complex comes the story of “In Lorton’s Darkroom”, which changed the lives of the inmates living there. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series conducted a short…

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…