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Announcing our MFF 2014 Venues!

MFF2014bannerThe MFF 2014 festival campus is now complete!  Our venues for 2014 will include MICA’s Brown Center (1301 W. Mt. Royal Avenue), MICA’s BBOX (1601 W. Mt. Royal Avenue), MICA’s Studio Center  (131 W. North Avenue), The Windup Space (12 W. North Avenue), The Walters Art Museum (600 N. Charles Street), as well as the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Auditorium (located in Langsdale Library at 1420 Maryland Avenue; auditorium entrance on Oliver Street) and University of Baltimore’s Kaufman Auditorium (located in the Business Center  at 11 W. Mt. Royal Avenue).  Our Tent Village and Festival Headquarters will be located in MICA’s West Lot (between the Studio Center and Joe Squared at 131 W. North Avenue).

Our 2014 festival campus is highly walkable with most venues being no more than a 5-10 minute walking distance apart, with the exception of the Walters Art Museum (which is easily accessible using the free Baltimore Circulator bus, which runs every 10 minutes).  Stay tuned for an interactive map featuring walking routes and directions, coming soon!

We’re excited to be expanding our footprint in the Station North Arts District and encourage patrons to check out our exciting new neighbors, including Red Emma’slocated at 30 W. North Avenue (offering delicious coffee, teas, and vegetarian/vegan fare), Liam Flynn’s Ale House located at 22 W. North Avenue (featuring a full bar and traditional Irish fare), Joe Squared located at 133 W. North Avenue (offering delicious pizza and risotto options along with a full bar), Nancy by SNAC located at 131 W. North Avenue (offering scrumptious sandwiches, coffee, teas and snacks), Two Boots Pizza located at 1203 W. Mt. Royal Avenue (offering creative and tasty pizza along with vegan and gluten-free options), On the Hill Cafe located at 1431 John Street (offering organic and natural food options), and others!

We will also have many delicious food options located within the Tent Village! Participating establishments include Golden West CafeClementine and Sofi’s Crepes, with more food vendors to be announced soon!

We’re thrilled for what promises to be another amazing year for Maryland Film Festival, with top-notch films, award-winning filmmakers, free panels, free outdoor screenings in the Tent Village, and many other exciting events to be announced soon! We look forward to seeing you for the 16th annual Maryland Film Festival, May 7-11!

MFF 2014 Update: Tent Village in New Station North Location!


The Tent Village will be located in the west lot of MICA’s Studio Center, between the Studio Center (above) and Joe Squared, on the 100 block of North Avenue.

The sixteenth annual Maryland Film Festival (May 7-11) is less than two months away and we are thrilled to begin unveiling some of the new and exciting elements that MFF 2014 will have in store!  Today we’re happy to announce that the Maryland Film Festival Tent Village will have a new home on the 100 block of North Avenue in the west lot of MICA’s Studio Center, located between the Studio Center (one of this year’s new festival venues, pictured above) and the delicious Joe Squared restaurant and bar.

The Tent Village, free and open to the public, is the hub of the festival and hosts our Filmmaker Panels and Workshops (sponsored by the Maryland Film Office), Central Box Office, Filmmaker’s Lounge, Friends of the Festival table, and Merchandise Tent, as well as delicious food options from Golden West Cafe.  It will also be the site of our popular Closing Night Party on Sunday 5/11 where closing night ticket holders and All-Access pass holders can dine and unwind with filmmakers, patrons and guests.  In addition to this, we will be offering FREE OUTDOOR SCREENINGS in the Tent Village this year – so you’ll definitely want to stop by!  Stay tuned – we’ll be announcing more special events and programs in the Tent Village, all free and open to the public, in the coming weeks!  

We’re thrilled to be expanding our footprint in the thriving Station North Arts District, a beacon for the arts community in Baltimore and home to a growing number of new restaurants, galleries, music venues and businesses. Stay tuned for more updates about special deals for 2014 film festival attendees at local establishments like Liam Flynn’s Ale House and MFF 2014 festival venue, the WindUp Space.

Also don’t forget about our highly-anticipated Members Only Film Festival Preview coming up on April 17th at the Walters Art Museum – catch a glimpse of our 2014 film program and get your questions answered by the MFF programming team!  This event is just for Friends of the Festival – join or renew your Friends of the Festival membership today to take advantage of this exclusive programming preview and receive many other special membership perks throughout the year!

Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about MFF 2014 including venues, All-Access passes, interactive festival maps, parking, food, parties, and more – coming soon!

Join Us For Our Next Film Trivia Happy Hour: April 18th, 5-8pm at The WindUp Space!!

Join us for our second Maryland Film Festival Trivia Night Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 18th! Show off your film skills and compete for fun prizes! Trivia night is FREE and everyone is welcome.

TRIVIA QUESTION: NAME THAT FILM + DIRECTOR: email your answer to for a chance to win a prize at the next trivia night on 4/18!

Maryland Film Festival Trivia Night Happy Hour!
Wednesday, April 18th
Wind-Up Space
12 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD

Trivia questions will be engaging enough for beginners but challenging to even those diehard film fanatics. So dust off your stores of obscure and common movie knowledges, bring your friends, and have a blast! What better way to show everyone what a film aficionado you are? Add in drinks and prizes, and you’ve got a crazy fun evening on your hands!

There will be drink specials for current Friends of the Festival, the exclusive membership organization of the Maryland Film Festival. Friends of the Festival enjoy VIP ticketing at the Maryland Film Festival and FREE admission to dozens of screening opportunities throughout the year. Want to find out more? Join us for the Friends of the Festival Meet & Greet from 5-6pm and find out all the reasons you will want to be a part of the Friends of the Festival in 2012.

Trivia Night Schedule:
5-6pm: Friends of the Festival Meet & Greet – drink specials for current Friends of the Festival!
6pm: Trivia Registration opens. Players can compete alone or in teams of up to 6 people. Going solo? We can link you up with a team once you get here.
6:30pm: Trivia begins
8:00pm: Awards Ceremony

* Meet other FOFs!
* Fun games!
* Drink specials for FOFs!
* Win prizes!
* Fun Film facts!

Questions? Contact Angie Young, membership director, at