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What can local indie filmmakers dream up in just 29 days? Find out at the Ninth Annual screening of the 29 Days Later Film Project!
7:00pm | $10, $7 mbrs | + $3 at the door
PNC Bank and MdFF celebrate HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH with the Latin American Visionary Cinema series at the SNF Parkway. Twelve influential films from Latin American voices will screen at the SNF Parkway from September 16 to October 15.
This film series, the first one of its kind in Baltimore, aims to recognize and showcase the inspiring contributions and presence of Hispanic and Latin Americans in the United States and film world.
The SNF Parkway’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming will include:
A 2016 ANIMATED FILM for AGES 7+
A koala impresario stages a singing competition in order to save his theater. Meet such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine! (1 hour 54 minutes)
Also: After the movie, meet the Fire Fighters at the Susquehanna Hose Co. next door. Activities and a chance to pet “Marshall, the Firedog”.
Free admission for all children under the age of 13 when accompanied by an adult.
Film Screening and Panel
Out of Our Heads: A Male Journey into the Heart documents a group of men working together to restore and renew their masculinity. These men seek to deal with life’s wounds, express deep emotions they have suppressed, realize their gifts, and bring them forth more fully. They find healing in the context of a rich and supportive community. Such an intimate portrait of a male community has never before been achieved on film.
This classic film directed by Jean-Luc Godard is about two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies who convince a language student to help them commit a robbery. (1964, 95 minutes, not rated) Post-screening discussion led by cinema professor Richard Brett. Part of the FACE Tournées French Film Festival.
Samantha Montgomery placed her dreams on YouTube. Then they became a reality. Presenting Princess Shaw is the extraordinary story of an aspiring musician, down on her luck, who inspired internationally famous musician, composer and video artist Ophir "Kutiman" Kutiel to create a magical collaboration that would bring her talent to a whole new audience. The POV Film Series features a distinguished series of independent documentaries broadcast by PBS. Admission to the POV Film Series is free but registration is required!
MdFF presents the WTMD Film Club at the SNF Parkway, featuring RAT FILM on Monday, September 25th. Pre-film cocktails and conversation with WTMD's Alex Cortright begins at 6:00PM with the film beginning at 7:00PM and a post film Q&A with composer Dan Deacon to discuss his film score.
Tickets are $10 regular admission and $8 for Friends of MdFF Members.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
-6:00pm - Pre-film cockatils & conversation with WTMD's Alex Cortright
-7:00pm - RAT FILM screening
-8:20pm - Q&A with RAT FILM composer DAN DEACON
A 1946 FILM NOIR from Howard Hawks
Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
Pity the poor private eye who gets involved in the personal lives of a rich General and his daughters. Noir couldn’t get darker in this tale of love and greed. The ‘steam’ between Bogie and Bacall is enough to make this a film buff’s favorite.
A dramatic film, directed by François Ozon, that is a largely black-and-white loose adaptation of the 1932 Ernst Lubitsch drama “Broken Lullaby,” which was in turn based on a play by French playwright Maurice Rostand. Mostly told in German, this tale is about a young Frenchman just after World War I who travels to Germany to meet the parents and fiancée of a fallen soldier whom he says he knew in Paris. (2016, 113 minutes, PG-13) Part of the FACE Tournées French Film Festival.
The Department of Social Work at McDaniel with the Social/Civil/Human student organization host a screening of the documentary “Blood Brother” about a young man with a troubled past who meets a group of HIV positive children in India and it changes his life. (2013, 93 minutes, not rated) Call 410-857-2410 or email social work professor Jim Kunz at email@example.com for more information.
This festival honors and awards the best filmmakers in the Greater Baltimore region. We selected short films that push the envelope and inspired audiences to view film and video through a uniquely Baltimore lens. Made In Baltimore accepted fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, mockumentary—you name it! Submissions are judged on technical excellence, originality, and Baltimore flavor.
Here are the OFFICIAL SELECTIONS of the Made In Baltimore Short Film Festival (in no particular order):
Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made, Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an entire generation. Now audiences can relive this ground-breaking film as never before — projected in HD while the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ magnificent score. "Welcome… to Jurassic Park!"
The Department of Philosophy at McDaniel hosts a screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.” The film explores pressures of 21st century masculinity in the United States through interviews with coaches, former athletes, sociologists, psychologists, political scientists, school-aged children and college-aged men. (2015, 97 minutes, not rated) Post-screening discussion led by philosophy professor Elizabeth Grosz. Call 410-857-2460 or email philosophy professor Elizabeth Grosz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, October 12th at 7:30 pm features How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story, narrated by Liam Neeson. Forty years ago, a New York City cop, frustrated by the daily reports of wanton violence emanating from Northern Ireland, decided he couldn’t stand by idly while two communities tore each other apart in what amounted to a civil war. So he came up with a plan.
This screening shares stories of immigrants living in the Baltimore area, in the narrators’ native language. This oral histories project between undergraduate students of foreign languages and immigrants in the Baltimore Metropolitan area features interviews in Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish.
Presented in partnership with Loyola University Maryland.
Program Made Possible Through Maryland Humanities Grant Program, Humanities Fund for Baltimore and the Loyola University Center for Community Service and Justice.
7:30pm | FREE - Please RSVP