Wacky Wednesday: Maryland Film Festival

April 20th, 2011 by WLOY Staff

Ready for some marvelous film? The Maryland Film Festival is sweeping back into town the first weekend of May. Thursday May 5 through Sunday May 8, over 150 films from across the globe will be shown at the festival.

The festival will screen 75 short and 50 feature length films over the four-day period. Films span a wide range of genres including documentary, animated, experimental and narrative. Many prominent films have been shown at the festival, such as recent Academy Award nominee Dogtooth.

Filmmakers, musicians and other industry persons attend the festival, many of who host viewings. This offers attendees a unique screening experience with the opportunity to hear from makers and the chance to participate in dialogue with them.

The film festival is the pinnacle of Baltimore’s diverse and tasteful movie scene. Screenings take place at the Charles Theatre and other locations around Baltimore.

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