Thursday, July 5, 2012


John Carpenter's 1988 sci-fi/horror classic, THEY LIVE

Gunky's Basement, the Maryland Film Festival series curated and hosted by Dan Deacon + Jimmy Joe Roche, returns to The Charles next month.

John Carpenter's THEY LIVE

WHEN: Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 PM
The Charles Theater, 1711 North Charles Street
ADMISSION: $5 general admission (but FREE for Friends of the Festival)

As always with Gunky's, the film will screen from a 35mm print for just with an introduction by Dan and Jimmy and an original poster created for this screening by a Baltimore artist.

Film Synopsis
A drifter named "Nada" (Roddy Piper) discovers a pair of sunglasses that reveal that the ruling class within the moneyed elite are in fact aliens managing human social affairs through subliminal messages in mass media.
More details on this screening and more Gunky's 2012 screenings coming soon!

watch trailer here

Join the Maryland Film Festival Street Team!  Looking for Volunteers for Artscape 2012, July 20-22!

Join the Maryland Film Festival Street Team! 

Do you love film?  Are you looking for new ways to volunteer around Baltimore? Would you like to meet other movie geeks, nerds, and all-around enthusiasts?  


The Maryland Film Festival is looking for outgoing film lovers to join upcoming festivals and outdoor events this summer, gathering e-mail addresses and spreading the word about our annual Festival in May as well as our Friends of Festival program, which offers FREE screenings and year-round programming.

MFF will be participating in Artscape 2012, America's largest free arts festival (July 20-22), and need individuals to flyer, promote the film festival, and share their love of film with others. You must be outgoing, friendly, and like talking to people!


Although the 2012 Maryland Film Festival has already passed, they are looking for Street Team volunteers to generate hype for our 2013 festival as well as our year-round Friends of the Festival programming.  If this sounds like your cup of tea, join them!

For questions or to sign up as a volunteer, e-mail Membership Director, Angie Young, at