Tag: GMU Visiting Filmmakers

Visiting Filmmakers: Hail Satan?

Director Penny Lane visits for a documentary screening and Q&A session BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER The Johnson Center Cinema had a treat rather than a trick on Halloween this year, with director Penny Lane screening her documentary “Hail Satan?”…

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…

“Stage Four” director discusses inspiration, filmmaking

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer “Stage Four: A Love Story,” a documentary by Mason professor Benjamin Steger, tells the story of Steger’s parents, focusing on their last days together as Steger’s mother, Mary Jo, battles stage IV breast cancer. The film aired in the Johnson…