1 Maryland Film Festival - Baltimore
May 2-6, 2018
Maryland Film Festival is an annual five-day event that takes place in Baltimore, featuring top-notch film and video work from across the globe. 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. For every North American feature film screened within the festival, a filmmaker attends the festival to present their work. Back for the 20th year!
2 AFI DOCS - Silver Spring
June 13-17, 2018
AFI DOCS is the nation's premier documentary film festival known for showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from the US and around the world. Join in conversations you won't experience at any other film festival, AFI DOCS harnesses the power of documentary film as an art form and its potential to inspire change. Screenings during this annual five-day event take place in landmark venues in Washington, DC and and Maryland -including the world-class AFI Silver Theatre.
3 North Beach American Film Festival
June 22-24, 2018
NBAFF spotlights films that exhibit multi-cultural and diverse aspects of American life. The opening will hold seven screening blocks, educational seminars & awards ceremony. More info...
4 Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival at the Strathmore - North Bethesda
August 23-26, 2018
Enjoy movies on the lawn at the beautiful Strathmore campus for 4 nights of free flicks benefiting the National Institutes of Health Children’s Charities. This festival is fast becoming a favorite among movie fans.
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5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852
5 The Seventh Annual Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) - Cumberland
October 4-7, 2018
QCFF offers four-days of screenings and educational panels, and welcomes filmmakers from around the world. Located in Allegany County, Cumberland provides a delightful blend of hospitality and history; mingled with charming shops, delicious dining and a vibrant Arts & Entertainment district. Film categories for 2018 include Animation, Appalachian, Cult, Documentary, Horror/SciFi, Kids/Family, LGBT, and Music.
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114 South Centre St
Cumberland, MD 21502
6 Chesapeake Film Festival - Easton
October 12-14, 2018
The Chesapeake Film Festival, headquartered at the Avalon Theatre, focuses on narrative, documentary, and short films that illuminate the diversity and universality of the human condition.