Screening and Q&A: "The Seawall" with Park School Diversity Artist-in-Residence Mason Richards
Wednesday, April 3rd
7pm in the Park Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Writer/Director MASON RICHARDS was born in Guyana, South America and emigrated to Brooklyn, New York with his family at age 7. Mason has a B.A. in English: Intellectual History and a B.S. in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University. Mason worked as a Broadcast Associate at CBS News in NYC, and in International Sales & Marketing at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles before deciding to pursue his Masters degree in Filmmaking as a way to tell stories in Hollywood that often get overlooked.
“The Seawall” tells a story of family and migration. The short film was an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival-Court Mertrage (2011), the Havana International Film Festival in Cuba (2014), and has screened at festivals in the UK, Toronto, and throughout Caribbean. Mason is currently in pre-production for the feature-length version of “The Seawall.”
Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00pm
Park School of Commumnciations, Park Auditorium
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