Maryland’s film festivals offer the opportunity to explore the very best of world cinema.
March 20-21, 2015
The third annual Bethesda Film Fest will feature five short documentaries made by local filmmakers at screenings scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2015 with 7pm and 9pm screenings each night at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. in downtown Bethesda.
Montgomery CountyMore info...
Annapolis Film Festival
March 26-29, 2015
St. John’s College Francis Key Auditorium (March 26), Maryland Hall Auditorium (March 29); Maryland Hall gym (March 27-29); St. Anne’s Parish Hall (March 27-28)
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Anne Arundel CountyMore info...Maryland Film Festival
May 9-10, 2015
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.
Station North Arts District
Baltimore CityMore info...
Chesapeake Film Festival
June 17-21, 2015
AFI Silver Theatre
8633 Colesville Road
Silverdocs is the most talked about documentary festival in the United States, called “Non-Fiction Nirvana” by Variety, the “Pre-eminent documentary Festival in the US” by Screen International and the “premiere showcase for documentary film” by Hollywood Reporter. Silverdocs encompasses a seven-day international film festival and five-day concurrent conference that promotes documentary film as a leading art form, supports the work of independent filmmakers and fosters an atmosphere for public dialogue and civic engagement around the issues and ideas explored in the films.
September 18-20, 2015
It is the mission of the Chesapeake Film Festival to entertain, enrich and inspire by bringing the finest in narrative, documentary and short film to the Chesapeake Bay. More Info...
Filmmakers like to shoot in Maryland. They can go from urban settings to horse country, to wine country, to a waterfront town along the Chesapeake Bay – all within an hour or two. That’s what travelers like about the state, too. From Mountain Maryland to the Eastern Shore, you’re always in easy driving distance. More info...