COVID POLICIES

COVID-19 POLICIES
All Festival attendees must follow our COVID-19 health and safety protocols at ALL MdFF venues. These policies are subject to change based on local and regional metrics.

  • NEW in 2022: You must reserve your seats in advance for all film screenings and premium events at this year’s festival.
  • Face masks are required at all times in all venues
  • Proof of vaccination (and booster shot, if eligible) OR proof of negative PCR test dated a maximum of 72 hours before the festival
COVID PROTOCOLS for KIDS
All patrons must present proof of vaccination and a booster, if eligible. Patrons who are not eligible for a vaccination, including children under the age of 5, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken a maximum of 72 hours before the event in lieu of proof of vaccination and a booster to enter the festival venues.

Call for Volunteers

Volunteers are still needed for the 2022 Maryland Film Festival! Be an integral part of the festival experience by becoming a volunteer. Many volunteer opportunities are available and you’ll be our front line ambassador, greeting guests from around the world. Click here to learn more about volunteer perks and how to apply. 

FESTIVAL KICK-OFF EVENTS

Our Own

Our Own

Monday, April 25, 6:00PM

PREMIUM EVENTS

Opening Night Shorts

Wednesday, April 27th 7:00PM

John Waters Presents

Friday, April 29th 7:00PM

Closing Night with Stanley Nelson

Sunday, May 1st 7:00PM

Special Event – Baltimore Screenwriters Competition

Screenwriters Competition

Saturday April 30th Noon

FEATURE FILMS

After Sherman

THE ART OF MAKING IT

The Art of Making It

Fire of Love

Fire of Love

Hit the Road

Hit the Road

Homebody

Homebody

Jethica

Jethica

Karmalink

Karmalink

Maps to the Stars

Maps to the Stars

Marvelous and the Black Hole

Marvelous and the Black Hole

Medusa

Medusa

Mija

Mija

Navalny

Navalny

Neptune Frost

Neptune Frost

Sirens

Sirens

Sweet Disaster

Sweet Disaster

We Met in Virtual Reality

We Met in Virtual Realty

We Own This City

We Own This City: Screening and Community Conversation

When a City Rises

When a City Rises

Sweet Disaster

A Woman on the Outside

You Resemble Me

You Resemble Me

SHORT FILM PROGRAMS

Shorts-Altered States
Shorts-Altered States
Shorts - Animation
Shorts-Bodies In Motion
Shorts-Altered States
Shorts - Animation
Shorts-Bodies In Motion
Shorts-Altered States
Shorts-Altered States
Shorts-Altered States
Shorts - Animation
Shorts-Bodies In Motion
Shorts-Altered States

Installations

Enjoy two moving image installations from some of the most imaginative minds in the Mid-Atlantic region. These works celebrate the power of partnership and take the viewer on a journey around a microcosm of nature and deeper into the Black experience. Both installations are free and open for the public to view in the SNF Parkway Theatre during festival hours of operation. All attendees must follow the festival’s COVID-19 policies

Field Companion

2nd floor lobby: Field Companion

3rd floor lobby: Amethyst Love Godz

AFTER PARTY LOCATIONS

Opening Night After Dark Party
Wednesday, April 27
Fadensonnen (3 W. 23rd Street)
Entertainment by DJ Chris Brooks

Thursday, April 28
Current Space (421 N. Howard Street)
Acoustic set by War On Women

Friday, April 29
TBD

Saturday, April 30
Current Space (421 N. Howard Street)
Entertainment by DJ Chris Brooks

Sunday, May 1
The Metro Gallery (1700 N. Charles St.)
Entertainment by DJ James Nasty

PRESS INQUIRIES

Our 2022 filmmakers and Festival team are waiting to hear from you! For staff and artist interview requests, screener requests, promotional materials, and more, please reach out to:

Press Contact: Nicole Atkinson
nicole@pushtostartinc.com

Want to cover the 2022 Festival live? A limited number of MdFF Press Passes are available upon request and proof of credentials. Click here to apply.