Friday- Saturday, April 1 to 3, 2016
Maryland International Film Festival
Opening night, Friday, April 1st hosted by The Maryland Theatre
- Opening Night Film: 13 HOURS to celebrate the career of executive producer and Maryland's own Scott Gardenhour
- Red Carpets begins at 7pm & film starts at 8pm.
- Synopsis: As an American ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
- View the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CJBuUwd0Os
The 5th Annual Maryland International Film Festival (MDIFF) welcomes film lovers to Hagerstown, Maryland -- nicknamed the "Hub City," as it's the center of the action in this gorgeous Maryland setting. Welcoming a broad array of feature-length, documentary, short-form, foreign, student, and animated works, MDIFF is a thrilling media platform ready to launch talented artists to new heights.
Independent filmmakers from across the globe regularly flock to MDIFF for its capacity crowds, exceptional hospitality, top-quality screenings, and countless networking opportunities with talented professionals. There's even a competitive category exclusively for high school and college students with an urge to step behind the camera.
The festival is proud to have Director, Joe Carnaharn (The Grey, The A-Team) as MDIFF’s Creative Director. – He brings years of Hollywood experience and programming expertise to help filmmakers thrive. Last year’s Best Feature winning film, Bereave just signed a distribution deal. The director shares, “I wish to take a moment to tell you that your hospitality and your wonderful festival helped our film stand out for distribution. Thank you for that and we'll be sending you more of our work in the future.” So join us for largest film festival in Western Maryland.