Maryland’s film festivals offer the opportunity to explore the very best of world cinema.
Bethesda Film Fest
March 21 – 22, 2014
he second annual Bethesda Film Fest will feature five short documentaries made by local filmmakers at a screening at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday March 21-22 2014 at Imagination Stage. Tickets are available at www.bethesda.org for $10. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door.
Wedding Crashers Party
March 22, 2014
Filmed in Talbot County in 2014 – We’re Partying Again! Sponsored by Eventful Giving to benefit the renovation of Eastern Shore Conservation Center and housing for Easton’s Costume Shop founded and managed by Marie U’Ren.
Easton, Talbot County
Annapolis Film Festival
March 27 – 30, 2014
The Annapolis Film Festival will take place throughout Annapolis, including Maryland Hall, for the opening night party, films throughout the weekend, and Best of the Fest event.
Anne Arundel County
Maryland Film Festival
May 7-11, 2014
Maryland Film Festival is an annual four-day event that takes place the first weekend of each May, presenting top-notch film and video work from all over the world. Each year the festival screens approximately 50 feature films and 75 short films of all varieties -- narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, and hybrid -- to tens of thousands of audience members.
June 18-22, 2014
AFI Silver Theatre
8633 Colesville Road
Silverdocs is the most talked about documentary festival in the United States, called “Non-Fiction Nirvana” by Variety, the “Pre-eminent documentary Festival in the US” by Screen International and the “premiere showcase for documentary film” by Hollywood Reporter. Silverdocs encompasses a seven-day international film festival and five-day concurrent conference that promotes documentary film as a leading art form, supports the work of independent filmmakers and fosters an atmosphere for public dialogue and civic engagement around the issues and ideas explored in the films.
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