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Film

Metamorphosis within the surreal landscapes of 'Neptune Frost' and 'Strawberry Mansion'

The creators of two recent, enthralling films—Neptune Frost (2022) and Strawberry Mansion (2021)—also call on dreams in their dystopian science fiction, presenting provocative and fluid narratives with dynamic characters, beautiful shots of landscapes, and curious costuming.

Screening one night only at the Charles, a new doc goes behind the scenes with Neil Feather

The end result is more than a portrait of the artist at work; it’s a document of the uniquely collaborative spirit for which Baltimore is, and should be, known. 

Cliff Banquet pivots to film with a June 30 screening at the Charles

The one-night-only screening of Tyler Brunner's film features handmade chocolates and a specialty cocktail from Tapas Teatro. 

The final screening is June 11 at the SNF Parkway Theater

The final three screenings are fitting, as they amplify the voices of many regional artists, Baltimore’s youth, and the complex beauty of the city itself.

The artist discusses obsession with images, audiovisual archives, and exploring the limits of technology

Her work tells a story of real objects typically recast in an otherworldly way.

The 13th annual Architecture and Design Film Festival returns to DC

"Design and filmmaking are both storytelling,” Bergman says. “When you design something, you're telling a story, [as much as] when you're making a film."

An interview with the star of ‘Adventures in Success’ 

it’s not much of a challenge for Baltimore artist Lexie Mountain’s character Pegasus “Peggy” Appleyard, the ambiguously-intentioned sex cult leader, to take charge of her flock.

The documentary is inspired by both Baltimore and Vienna and it traverses both with the director’s own personal perspective

Director Bernadette Wegenstein, a filmmaker and professor of media studies at Johns Hopkins University, met Alsop in Baltimore City, where they both live and work.

Both Baltimore documentaries are part of this year's Maryland Film Festival lineup

A close read of two films screening at the 2021 MdFF.

The 2021 festival is mostly virtual, with genre-bending offerings that work as well in the digital world as they do on the big screen

This eclectic approach to audience cultivation speaks to the fact that the Parkway’s core audience is a blend of multi-hyphenates: Cinephiles and filmmakers, arts administrators, college students, and anyone drawn to the Station North arts scene.

A poetic consideration of a video piece that captures the dazzling mundanity of the everyday

Barber's 2017 video piece “3 Peonies,” featured in the BMA’s virtual Screening Room, is like watching a dream play out, feeling both familiar and surreal.

'The Right Girls' follows young transgender women trying to cross the US border, but falls victim to many typical vérité pitfalls

Without trans persons behind the camera, the spectacle of The Right Girls offers few answers for those of us with a personal stake in the outcome of this journey. 

Bombarded by all of this awful surreality, you might start to think that everything out there could very well be cake

It's like reality is bending.

Reboot removes the original's hammy atmospherics, keeps the police-procedural worship and vigilantism

   

Jerry Lewis Gone ACAB and Howardena Pindell’s Free, White and 21

Two movies that make sense right now amid endless terror-scrolling Twitter.

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