The Maryland Film Festival is back at the elegantly redone Parkway Theatre on North Avenue, and it begins tonight with a sampling of shorts.
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One of the more peculiar and touching films from this year’s Maryland Film Festival is gaining traction on the national stage.
Something Different: Architects, Designers, Builders to Discuss How they Resurrected the Parkway Theatre
For years, Baltimoreans witnessed the gradual process of demolition, fundriaisng and rebuilding that went into restoring the sparkling new Parkway Theatre. Later this month, we’ll have a chance to hear from some of the architects, designers and other key contributors to the historic theater’s resurrection.
A selection of visionary Latin American films will be on display at Station North’s new Parkway Theatre for a month, starting Sept. 16.
Local filmmaker Matthew Porterfield says he’s hopeful his next made-in-Maryland movie, “Sollers Point,” will be in theaters sometime in early 2019.
They called it the Chicken Box, because for many years it housed a fried chicken business.
After this week, it will be history.
When the Parkway Theatre opened at the corner of Charles St. and North Ave. in 1915, showing movies was by no means a sure bet. The pictures on the big screen moved, but they didn’t talk yet. And given the new artform, there weren’t very many theaters around.
Pikes Theatre in Pikesville hasn’t shown a film in nearly 30 years. But Ira Miller (who runs Rotunda Cinemas) is “a true believer in neighborhood theaters.” So, after some renovations, it’s back — starting today.
According to the Baltimore Sun, the revived two-screen cinema will run an even mix of blockbusters and art-house fare. Today, patrons will get to choose between the box-office-record-smashing space thriller Gravity in 3D and a documentary on the traditional Jewish song “Hava Nagila” called Hava Nagila. So far, so good.