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In the United States today, more than 2,500 individuals are serving life-without-parole for crimes they committed when they were 17 years old or younger. Children as young as 13 are among the thousands serving sentences. Lost for Life tells the stories of these individuals, of their families, and of the families of their victims. The […]
“LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC HARP” is a musical journey into the heart of a legendary instrument.Three of the premier Celtic harpers in the world, Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter, have created a dramatic ensemble that takes you deep into the myths, stories, magic and fabled history of this most captivating instrument. The concert & […]
For someone trying to lead an ordinary life with a felony on his record, daily life can be overwhelming. Follow the lives of three Baltimore residents, Jason, Keith, and Tard as they struggle to shake off the shackles placed on them after leaving prison. (USA, 2013, 20 min., Documentary Short) James Burns Get your Annapolis Film […]
Depressed and frustrated with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity. Nominated for an Academy Award (USA, 2013, 16 min., Documentary Short) Josh Izenberg Get your Annapolis Film Festival […]
On March 12, 2014, also known as “3-1-2 Day”, Goose Island will expand its “312 Urban” line by unveiling the new 312 Urban Pale Ale nationally to complement its flagship beer, 312 Urban Wheat Ale. 312 Urban Pale Ale was inspired by the success and the brewing experience from Green Line Pale Ale — a Chicago-only, draft-only beer […]
Kanye Kanye, a small South African township, boasts the finest apples, but it is a town divided: the green apple growers and the red apple growers uphold a mutual disdain and never speak. The order of life is disrupted when green-apple Thomas falls for red-apple Thandi. Romeo and Juliet with a happy ending. Nominated for […]
The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 8- 10, 2014 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, […]
An old piano is abandoned curbside on the streets of New York. A hidden camera catches its allure as passersby stop to wonder why it is there and are drawn to interact with it as it awaits its fate. (USA, 2012, 5 min., Documentary Short) Anthony Sherin Get your Annapolis Film Festival tickets here!
In an on-going effort to better serve City residents, results of a citizen survey were released to the public regarding the City’s services, priorities and responsibilities. “While this survey was planned before I came into office, the results will be very useful in evaluating the wants and needs of our citizens,” Mayor Mike Pantelides said. […]
Wine aficionados and novices alike can experience the historic, waterfront town of St. Michaels, MD with more than 300 international, domestic, and Maryland wines during the 5th annual WineFest at St Michaels this April 26 and 27. “Wines from Around the World” is this year’s theme, and will be carried out among the historic district’s specialty […]
For their senior class trip, students at the Perkins School for the Blind set their sights high: a cruise to Mexico! They pulled together and made it happen and became the darlings of the ship, shattering pre-conceived notions that individuals with such sensory deficits somehow experience the pleasures of life any less. Teach Me To Sea […]
Jacob, suffering at boarding school, spends his time staring plaintively at the wall and feeling too deeply about popular songs until he meets the unconventional and street-smart Nathalie, whose perspective on life is dramatically different. (Australia, 2013, 11 min, Student Showcase Narrative Short) Matthew Earl Get your Annapolis Film Festival tickets here!
Before the term “teenager” was invented, there was no second stage of life. You were either a child, or you went to work as an adult. At the turn of the century, as child labor was ending, “adolescence” emerged, and an entirely new struggle erupted between adults and youth. Would the young be controlled and […]
Is there life after death? A look inside the unusual and extraordinary operations of the Cryonics Institute. Ben Best and Andy Zawacki are the caretakers of 99 deceased human bodies stored at below freezing temperatures in cryopreservation. (USA, 2013, 12 min., Documentary Short) Josh Koury Get your tickets to the Annapolis Film Festival here!
On March 8, 2014 at approximately 10:39 p.m., officers of the Western District were dispatched to the area of MD. Rt. 198 and Race Track Road for a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a SUV. Due to the severity of the injuries officers from the Traffic Safety Section responded to the scene […]
In blissful 1950s suburbia, a love-struck bobbysoxer and her no-goodnik boyfriend seek refuge from her overprotective and hotheaded Old Man. A radioactive Cold War satire. (USA, 2014, 10 min., Student Showcase Narrative Short) Alex Italics Get your Annapolis Film Festival tickets here!
Director George Roy Hill’s 1973 classic about the ultimate swindle in the era of flappers and speakeasies. Paul Newman and Robert Redford are seasoned con artists, Henry Gondoroff and his protégé, Johnny Hooker. Together they conceive the Big Con, a plan of epic proportions to take the ruthless racketeer, Doyle Lonnegan, for all he’s worth. […]
As Henry and Lucy sleepwalk through New York at night, they explore and embrace a hidden side of the city and experience a momentary pause in the inevitable isolation inherent in living in a place so vast. (USA, 5 min., 2013, Narrative Short) Tarik Karam Get your Annapolis Film Festival tickets here!
Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today it has received a $1 million gift from Greenberg Gibbons Commercial and Reliable Contracting. This gift is an important first step towards funding a new 14-bed, Inpatient Care Center in Pasadena, which the nonprofit organization will begin constructing this year on its new 7-acre campus. Long-time supporters of Hospice […]
Fourteen-year-old Malawian William Kamkwamba teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his family from poverty and famine. He becomes an energy icon for the developing world and meets American entrepreneur and mentor Tom Rielly, who helps him imagine a new future. Fame, opportunity, stress, and isolation follow in this story […]