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Event Pick: Maryland Film Festival kicks off with a half-dozen short films

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A shot from Alexa Lim Haas’ “Agua Viva,” via Parkway Theatre.

The Maryland Film Festival is back at the elegantly redone Parkway Theatre on North Avenue, and it begins tonight with a sampling of shorts.

Snail Mail will play its album release show at the Parkway Theatre

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Image via Matador Records.

Snail Mail, the much-buzzed-about music project of 18-year-old Lindsey Jordan, will play the release show for its debut album not at a rock club, but in the rehabbed Parkway Theatre.

Gorilla Filmmaking: ‘Sylvio’ Opens Weeklong Run at The Parkway Theatre

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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

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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.

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.

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.

Chicken Box Demolition Makes Way for Parkway Film Center

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They called it the Chicken Box, because for many years it housed a fried chicken business.

After this week, it will be history.

On 100th Birthday, Parkway Theatre on the Road to Reopening

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Inside the Parkway Theatre (courtesy photo)
Inside the Parkway Theatre (courtesy photo)

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.

Johns Hopkins, MICA Receive $5M Grant to Turn Parkway Theatre into Film Center

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Rendering of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Film Center (Ziger/Snead Architects)
Rendering of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Film Ctr. (Ziger/Snead Architects)

Thanks to a $5 million grant, an historic Station North theatre is on its way to being reborn as one of Baltimore’s film palaces.

Baltimore-Area Film Renaissance Continues: Pikes Theatre Reopens Today

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Pikes Theatre in 1986, via kilduffs.com
Pikes Theatre in 1986, via kilduffs.com

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.

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