MAR 11 – MFF PRODUCES: Are Documentary Filmmakers The New Journalists?

Friday, March 11, 2011

MICA, Brown Center

1301 Mt. Royal Ave.

6pm doors

Meredith Vieira, co-host of NBC’s Today Show, contributing anchor for Dateline NBC, founding moderator and former co-host of The View, and correspondent for Turning Point, West 57th, and Sixty Minutes, will moderate a discussion with award-winning documentary filmmakers on the subject: “Are Documentary Filmmakers the New Journalists?” at this year’s Maryland Film Festival Fundraiser!

Documentary filmmakers, all alums of the Maryland Film Festival include: Rachel Grady (BOYS OF BARAKA, Oscar-nominated JESUS CAMP, and 12TH & DELAWARE), Marshall Curry (Oscar-nominated STREET FIGHT, RACING DREAMS, IF A TREE FALLS) and Laura Poitras (FLAG WARS, THE OATH, Oscar-nominated MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY).

**CALL 410.752.8083 to order tickets**

All Access: including the pre-reception, reserved seats conversation, and a special dinner with Viera and the filmmakers – $250

Conversation and Pre-reception: wine, beer and hors d’ouevres) – $90

Table Hosts: (10 All Access tickets, plus 10 student tickets for the Conversation)  – $5,000

Schedule of the evening:

6pm: Doors open, wine and beer reception

7:30pm: Auction and Conversation with Meridith Vieira, Rachel Grady, Marshall Curry and Laura Poitras

9pm:All Access ticket-holder dinner with Vieira and the filmmakers in the MICA Main Building

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