UPCOMING EVENTS
RECENT EVENTS
May 06, 2015

The 17th annual Maryland Film Festival will take place May 6-10, 2015!

Save the Date for MFF 2015!
Apr 23, 2015

2015 Members Only Festival Preview at the Walters! Free for current members and All-Access pass holders only; not open to the public. 7pm.

Get a glimpse of our 2015 film festival program!
Apr 21, 2015

The MFF/WYPR Spotlight Series returns with a screening of music documentary BRASSLANDS on Tuesday 4/21 at the MICA Brown Center, 7:30pm.

BRASSLANDS music documentary 4/21
About The Festival

"The Maryland Film Festival is an essential stop in the festival circuit." - David Simon, Creator & Executive Producer, "The Wire"

Maryland Film Festival is an annual five-day event that takes place in early 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. 

For every North American feature film screened within the festival, a filmmaker attends the festival to present their work. The hundreds of filmmakers who have hosted screenings within Maryland Film Festival include such names as John Waters, Barry Levinson, Kathryn Bigelow, Jonathan Demme, Melvin Van Peebles, Alex Gibney, Matt Porterfield, Joe Swanberg, Lisandro Alonso, Todd Solondz, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Lena Dunham. 

In addition to a wide range of contemporary N. American films, each festival also includes a sampling of cutting-edge international features (including such titles as Dogtooth and Syndromes and a Century), a vintage silent film with live musical accompaniment, a classic 3-D film, and a feature selected and hosted by legendary filmmaker John Waters (whose choices have ranged from Joseph Losey's Boom! to Gaspar Noé's I Stand Alone). 

Celebrity guest hosts from outside the world of film are also invited to present favorite films, including musicians such as Ian MacKaye, Branford Marsalis, Will Oldham, Jonathan Richman, Harry Belafonte, and Bill Callahan. 

Office address:
Maryland Film Festival
107 East Read Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 752-8083

Office hours:
Monday through Friday
10am-6pm