1 Ocean City Film Festival
March 8-10, 2019
The third annual film festival, hosted by the Art League of Ocean City, will feature 100 films by local and international filmmakers of every background and genre. Venues are all around Ocean City, including the Fox Gold Coast Theater, several well-known hotels and Seacrets.
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502 94th Street Bayside
Ocean City, MD 21842
2 Annapolis Film Festival
March 21-24, 2019
The Annapolis Film Festival is well-established as a city-wide, four-day festival, featuring narrative and documentary films in all genres. It is also the place to meet industry guests, attend parties and panels and choose from more than 70 films.
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801 Chase St
Annapolis, MD 21401
3 Bethesda Film Fest
April 6-7, 2019
This Festival returns with five short documentaries, local filmmakers and question and answer sessions with the filmmakers. The venue is Imagination Stage. The Festival is back for its 7th year.
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4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
4 Maryland Film Festival - Baltimore
May 8-12, 2019
The Maryland Film Festival runs for five days in Baltimore every May. It features top-notch film and video work from across the globe. The festival screens approximately 40 feature films and 10 shorts programs of all varieties -- narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, and hybrid -- to 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 21st year!
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1 W North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
5 AFI DOCS - Silver Spring
June 19-23, 2019
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 DC and and Maryland, including the world-class AFI Silver Theatre.
6 North Beach American Film Festival
June 21-23, 2019
NBAFF spotlights films that exhibit multi-cultural and diverse aspects of American life. The festival is organized around screening blocks, and offers seminars. At sunset, weather permitting, there are screenings on the waterfront as well.
7 Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival at the Strathmore - North Bethesda
Enjoy movies on the lawn at the beautiful Strathmore campus for four nights of free flicks benefiting the National Institutes of Health Children’s Charities. This festival is fast becoming a favorite among movie fans.
8 The Annual Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) - Cumberland
October 3-6, 2019
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 include Animation, Appalachian, Cult, Documentary, Horror/SciFi, Kids/Family, LGBT, and Music.
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114 South Centre St
Cumberland, MD 21502
9 Chesapeake Film Festival - Easton
October 2019 - Dates TBA
The only film festival on the Eastern Shore curated by industry insiders highlighting films and documentaries that inspire, enlighten and entertain. Five exceptional venues include the Avalon Theatre.