Monday, July 8, 2013

MARYLAND FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS SHORT FILMS AT ARTSCAPE—FREE!

ARTSCAPE:  NO PASSPORT REQUIRED

WHEN:  July 19-21
WHERE:
The Charles Theater, 1711 N. Charles Street, Baltimore

Artscape, America's largest free arts festival, will present free short films at the Charles Theater! This year's theme is "No Passport Required" and they have put together another amazing lineup of programs to compliment the occasion. 

Clermont-Ferrand Shorts
WHEN: Friday July 19,
7 PM

With crucial international support from Alliance Francaise and EUNIC, this year's edition of Maryland Film Festival's popular Shorts at Artscape will launch Friday night (7/19) with short films curated by programmers of the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France, one of the world's largest festivals devoted to short films. Hosting the films will be Clermont-Ferrand's Xavier Fayet, who has been a member of the festival's selection committee since 2009.

MFF Curated Shorts Programs
WHEN: Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21

Saturday and Sunday programs are comprised of titles curated by the Maryland Film Festival, all of them from MFF 2013. These programs begin each hour on the hour, and run between 30 and 40 minutes apiece. Program content may be subject to last-minute changes.

Some programs may contain material not appropriate for all ages.

Click here for the film schedule

(Above: Quvenzhané Wallis in BONESHAKER)

FILM GUIDE

ANIMATED SHORTS  (38 minutes) (contains puppet nudity, mild language) 

  • (Notes on) Biology (Danny Madden, 6 minutes)
  • Marcel, King of Tervuren (Tom Schroeder, 6 minutes)
  • Noodle Fish (Kim Jin-man, 10 minutes)
  • Oh Willy... (Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels, 16 minutes)

COMEDY SHORTS   (35 minutes) (mild language, mature themes)

  • The Cub (Riley Stearns, 5 minutes)
  • The Cyclist (Morgan Krantz, 10 minutes)
  • Hell No (Joe Nicolosi, 3 minutes)
  • Meter Maid (Matthew Riggieri & Nick Kovacic, 3 minutes)
  • Sounds Good (Kerri Lendo & John Merriman, 4 minutes)
  • Yeah, Kowalski (Evan Roberts, 10 minutes)

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS  (38 minutes) (mild language, mature themes)

  • Flutter (Dara Bratt, 8 minutes)
  • Reborning (Yael Bridge, Helen Hood Scheer, 8 minutes)
  • The Roper (Ewan McNicol & Anna Sandilands, 6 minutes)
  • Slomo (Joshua Izenberg, 16 minutes)

EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS  (35 minutes) (mild nudity, mild language, mature themes)

  • #PostModem (Jillian Mayer & Lucas Leyva, 15 minutes)
  • Audition (Karen Yasinsky, 4 minutes)
  • Bermuda (Calvin Frederick, 4 minutes)
  • Magnetic Reconnection (Kyle Armstrong, 12 minutes)

NARRATIVE SHORTS   (39 minutes) (mild language)

  • Boneshaker (Frances Bodomo, 12 minutes)
  • Dotty (Mick Andrews & Brett O'Gorman, 10 minutes)
  • Miracle Boy (Jake Mahaffy, 17 minutes)