Tag: film

Rat Film, Documentary Featuring Baltimore’s History with Rats, Opens Tomorrow at Parkway Theatre

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A locally produced feature length documentary about Baltimore’s rat population opens Friday, September 15 at Station North’s Parkway Theatre. Theo Anthony’s Rat Film explores what Baltimore’s relationship to rats exposes about boundaries of separation and the history of racism in our city.

Parkway Theatre Showing 12 Films that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Still from “Club Sandwich,” via Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway Theatre

A selection of visionary Latin American films will be on display at Station North’s new Parkway Theatre for a month, starting Sept. 16.

NYT Profiles Baltimore’s Dan Bell and the Area’s Once-Thriving Malls

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The inside of the since-demolished Owings Mills Mall. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

A darker side of business in Maryland is on display in The New York Times this week, with a Baltimore-based filmmaker and YouTuber serving as the narrative guide.

Filmmaker Amanda Lipitz Follows Baltimore Step Team in New Doc

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Photo by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Contour by Getty Images

Amanda Lipitz hopes her documentary “Step” will show a side of inner-city Baltimore not usually found in today’s headlines.

With Successful Fundraiser, A Nonprofit Video Store is Coming to Baltimore

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DVDs on a shelf. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Beyond Video, the brainchild of seven local artists and film gurus, has successfully raised $30,000 in a Kickstarter, which means Baltimore will soon see the return of the in-person video store.

Filmmaker Matthew Porterfield Expects ‘Sollers Point’ to be in Theaters by Early 2019

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Photo via Johns Hopkins University

Local filmmaker Matthew Porterfield says he’s hopeful his next made-in-Maryland movie, “Sollers Point,” will be in theaters sometime in early 2019.

Maryland Film Festival Opens Today with New Film Center and Enormous Local Talent

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The newly renovated Parkway Theater officially opens today.

The 19th annual Maryland Film Festival opens Wednesday, May 3, with the opening night shorts program and gala, followed by four full days of excellent independent film.

Baltimore School for the Arts’ New Film Program Builds on Success of Summer Pilot Course

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Students await their turn to audition for the Baltimore School for the Arts’ new film program on Feb. 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of Baltimore School for the Arts.

Shannon Hutchinson, a senior in the Baltimore School for the Arts’ acting program, is used to playing characters on stage and screen. Last summer, however, she had a chance to learn just how much work goes on behind the scenes to make a good film, thanks to a pilot program offered by her school.

“Sometimes it’s hard to conceptualize until you’re behind the camera seeing what the frame actually is,” she said.

Writers Guild Honoring John Waters with Lifetime Achievement Award

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Photo by Al

Filmmaker, writer, artist and comedian John Waters has built his iconic career upon a body of work made right here in Baltimore. Now, he’ll have a lifetime achievement from the Writers Guild of America, East to show for it, too.

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