Maryland Film Festival 2017

How-To-Festival Information

The 19th Annual Maryland Film Festival will take place May 3rd-7th 2017 and will coincide with the Grand Opening of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway, the new permanent home of MdFF!




This year, Maryland Film Festival will take place on a walkable, 6-screen campus in the Station North Arts & Entertainment District.

Programming venues will be hosted on the three screens within the Parkway, located at 5 W. North Avenue. Other venues are MICA’s Brown Center, Gateway Building, and Lazarus Studio Center.

We will also be hosting auxiliary events in our pop-up venue, the M&T Tent Village in the Ynot Lot (directly across from the Parkway at 4 West North Avenue), along with panel discussions in Red Emma’s!

The Filmmaker VIP Lounge will be housed in the Windup Space (12 W North Avenue).


Tickets to regular screenings will be $12 and are available to purchase online, as well as onsite at any of our screening venues.

Tickets for students will be $10 purchased on-site only with valid student ID.

The location of the Main Box Office will be located in the M&T Tent Village at the Ynot Lot.

Ticket prices for Special Events, such as the Opening Night Shorts Program, Closing Night Film and Party, the John Waters’ Pick, and Alloy Orchestra Screening will be announced in late April.

All-Access Passes have SOLD OUT for 2017. Become a Friend of MdFF for advance purchase windows to our 20th annual festival in 2018.


The Call for Volunteers has closed for 2017. Please submit your interest directly to to learn about options. Current volunteers – please visit our volunteer page for more information!


Check back in early May for a comprehensive Festival parking guide.

Please see the Visit page for a map of parking options for the Parkway. Parkway and Lazarus Center parking will be available at public lots located along North Avenue and 20th Street.

Parking for MICA Brown and Gateway will be available on the street, along with a public lot located beneath I-83 off Malster Avenue available after 5pm on Thursday and Friday, and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

Stay tuned for more information regarding the 2017 Maryland Film Festival!

Have questions? Give the office a call Monday-Friday between 10am-6pm, 410-752-8083 Or email us at