Johnson Center Cinema

The Johnson Center Cinema is home to many Film at Mason events including the Visiting Filmmakers Series and Mason Film Festival.  

A Space for Visiting Filmmakers and Student Showcases 

The Johnson Center Cinema has featured screenings from the Visiting Filmmakers Series including Netflix featured Patti Cake$ with Michael Gottwald, HBO’s Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland with directors Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, and Ava DuVernay’s 13th with Film at Mason’s very own Professor and award-winning cinematographer Hans Charles.  

The venue is also home to the annual Mason Film Festival and other student-focused showcases. Each year, Film at Mason screens around 140 student productions featuring short films ranging from advanced directing students in fiction and documentary, beginning video production, to senior thesis films.  

A university-owned space, Johnson Center Cinema is a 294-seat cinema on the lower level of the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus. For more information or if interested in booking the space, inquiries may be directed to University Events Management

Mosaic tile
Johnson Center Cinema
Mosaic tile

Map and Directions

Location

Johnson Center Cinema

Parking

Covered parking is available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck which is located at: 4500 Aquia Creek Ln, Fairfax, VA 22030. See building #40 on the parking map.

Getting Here

Exit the parking deck on the ground level of the 3rd floor. The Johnson Center will be straight ahead, just to the right of the George Mason statue. Go inside and take the elevators down to the lower level. The Johnson Center Cinema is around the corner, left of the elevators.