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Film at Artscape: Friday

July 2018
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Ticket Prices

$11 regular admission
$9 matinees (before 6pm)
$9 students/seniors/active military with valid ID
$8 MdFF Members
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Director: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Regina King, and Bernie Mac

 

1995, USA, 91 Minutes, 35mm!, R

The Maryland Film Festival (MdFF) is proud to present Film at Artscape, a series of free screenings throughout the Artscape weekend in the beautifully restored SNF Parkway Theatre at the corner of North Avenue and Charles Street!

Program Notes

The SNF Parkway Theatre and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts celebrate Film at Artscape with a FREE screening of F. Gary Gray’s classic ’90s comedy Friday, presented on 35mm!

It’s Friday and Craig Jones (Ice Cube) has just gotten fired for stealing cardboard boxes. To make matters worse, rent is due, he hates his overbearing girlfriend, Joi (Paula Jai Parker), and his best friend, Smokey (Chris Tucker), owes the local drug dealer money — and that’s all before lunch. As the hours drag on, Jones and Smokey experience the gamut of urban life, complete with crackheads, shoot-outs and overly sexual pastors, concentrated into one single, unbelievable Friday.

 

“Dirty, offensive, infantile and may launch a few sanctimonious opinion columns. And I mean that in the nicest way.” — Desson Howe, Washington Post

“Friday has energy, and sass, and the nerve to suggest that the line between tragedy and comedy may be in the bloodshot eye of the beholder.”” — Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

 

Film at Artscape is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. (BOPA). Artscape is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. on behalf of the Baltimore Festival of the Arts, Inc.


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Directions to the Parkway Theatre
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway is located at 5 W. North Avenue (at the intersection of North Avenue and Charles St.) in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District
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