Thursday, July 18, 2013

THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY: SEE FREE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS @ ARTSCAPE

 

A STORY FOR THE MODLINS (Sergio Oksman)

Maryland Film Festival is pleased to welcome Xavier Fayet, a programmer from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival as our Friday night guest host for Free Short Films at Artscape!  Join us for an evening of free short international films curated by Clermont-Ferrands' Fayet, who has been a member of the festival's selection committee since 2009.  Saturday and Sunday's short film programs are culled from the MFF 2013 shorts programs—click here for the complete Artscape film schedule and more information.

ARTSCAPE 2013 FREE SHORT FILMS PROGRAMS

CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORTS
WHEN: Friday July 19, 7 PM

WHERE: The Charles Theater, 1711 N. Charles Street 


MOBILE (Verena Fels)


International Shorts Film Program

45 DEGREES (Georgis Grigorakis, Greece, Drama) - Athens, August 2012. 45 degrees Celsius. The fridge is empty. The situation is very tense. A father changes under the burden of the economic crisis. It's getting dark and it's still boiling hot. A capital city on the verge of explosion.

MOBILE (Verena Fels, Germany, Animation) - On the fringes of society, a cow tips the balance of destiny...

A STORY FOR THE MODLINS (Sergio Oksman, Spain, Documentary) - After appearing in the film 'Rosemary's Baby', Elmer Modlin fled with his family to a far off country and shut himself away in a dark apartment for thirty years.

LA TERRA (Daniele Suraci, Italy, Drama) - Gianni has worked his entire life on his piece of land in the hope that his son Simon, aged 30, will continue taking care of it in the future. The two characters meet and collide in a series of gestures, looks and silences.

THE VOORMAN PROBLEM (Mark Gill, UK, Comedy) starring Martin Freeman of THE OFFICE (UK) - Doctor Williams is called in to examine the enigmatic Mr Voorman, a prisoner with a peculiar affliction: he believes he is a god. The doctor must decide on the sanity of Mr Voorman: is he a faker or a lunatic?

Saturday and Sunday's MFF curated short films will be held at the Charles Theater from 12 PM-5 PM.  Click here for the complete Artscape short film program & schedule.


AVAM's Flicks From The Hill Free Outdoor Screening of

PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE

PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE

WHEN: Thursday, July 18, sundown
WHERE:
Hughes Outdoor Theater, 800 Key Highway

The film screens at sundown on Federal Hill at the Hughes Outdoor Theater behind AVAM, located at 800 Key Highway.  Click here for more information.  Stop by the Maryland Film Festival table located at the bottom of Federal Hill for a free gift!

AVAM is open to the public on Flicks days from 5 PM to 9 PM, so come early and witness amazing visionary art in the museum! 

Also, bring your bike and join in for a free bike tour of Federal Hill before the movie—click here for more information.  See you Thursday night!