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. […]
It may not have happened on January 25th, but it sure did on March 8th! The 18th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge went off without a hitch–a little less attended, but a success all the same. As of this writing, organizers had raised nearly $1.75 million to support the programs of Special Olympics Maryland. We […]
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!
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 […]
In the late summer of 1955, Hollywood star Cynthia Beckley basks in fame and fortune. But when her estranged sister unexpectedly dies, Cynthia’s long buried secret threatens to destroy her perfect world. (USA, 2013, 22 min., Narrative Short) Dawn Kamoche Get your Annapolis Film Festival tickets here!
St. Anne’s of Annapolis is hosting a talk by Matthew Kohut, co-author of Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential. The book was named one of the best Business Books of 2013 by Amazon. Free and open to the general public, the talk will take place on Tuesday, March 25th, from 7:00 to 8:30 […]
Tomorrow… March 8th, join WRNR for the second annual Full Circle Healing Arts Holistic Health Fair, presented by Maryland University of Integrative Health. This event is free of charge and will feature; holistic health practitioners, products, services, counseling, educational information, alternative and complementary therapies, mind body and spirit modalities, lectures, workshops, and demos. There will […]
After two years of exhaustive research Robert and Zoe Benzinger, founders of eco-armour, have launched their advanced botanical serum for face, neck and nails. Blending mango butter with some of the finest botanical oils, this super moisturizing serum contains vitamins A,B, C, D & E: along with Omega 3,6 & 9 Fatty acids. Added are hyaluronic acid butyrate […]
Ruben Dobbs and Joey Mitchell are Swampcandy, an old school stomp and boogie band in our own Annapolis. They recorded their latest album, “Midnight Creep,” at two unique locations and brought along a few friends to create and document the process. This film follows them through the recording of the album and gives you a […]
McBride Gallery presents their first solo show for Maryland artist Hiu Lai Chong. The show, “Memorable Moments” opens to the public with a reception on March 16, from 1 – 4 pm. The Artist Talk is at 2:00pm. Hiu Lai Chong paints marine and city scenes, especially around the Chesapeake Bay, also still life and […]
The act of building and sailing boats made out of trees and powered by the wind is a small moment of grace in the face of a digitally enhanced world and throwaway culture. But forty years ago the rise of fiberglass boats nearly pushed wooden sailboats, and the trade of building them, to the brink […]
Leading scientists join forces with the local Inuit community in Barrow, Alaska to bear witness to shrinking sea ice in the Arctic Circle. Stunning footage captures the effects of climate change in the planet’s coldest region. (USA, 2014, 15 min., Documentary Short) Derek Hallquist Get your Annapolis Film Festival Tickets Here!
Set in rural Thailand, nine-year-old Prae doesn’t like to sleep by herself, claiming the ghost under her bed keeps her awake, but she resolves to overcome her fears when she learns the startling truth about the grandfather she never knew. (USA/Thailand, 2013, 17 min., Narrative Short) Kunlaken Mamber Get your Annapolis Film Festival Tickets Here!
If you ask ten people their favorite restaurant, you are likely to get ten different answers. But if you ask Yelp that same question, it is a little more black and white! Yelp, for the uninitiated is a crowd-sourced review website. Reviews are based on readers actual experiences, not a fabricated one because a critic […]
17 year-old Malik Jackson has trained since age nine at Lime Lite, a ramshackle gym in the basement of a low rent apartment building in a rapidly gentrifying Washington neighborhood. His dedication may land him a spot in the 2016 Olympics, but first he faces his toughest opponent yet in the Belfast Beltway Classic. (USA, […]
In 1970, 1,500 hippies and their guru Stephen Gaskin founded a commune in rural Tennessee. Members forked over their savings, grew their own food, delivered their babies at home and built a self-sufficient society. Born and raised in this alternative community, sisters Rena and Nadine return for the first time since leaving in 1985. Finally […]
A tale of two Konigsbergs: a young Russian filmmaker determines to the have the Russian city of Kaliningrad (formerly Konigsberg) honor Woody Allen (born Konigsberg) with a statue. (France / Russia / USA / Germany, 2011, 14 min., Documentary Short) Masha Vasyukova Get your Annapolis Film Festival Tickets Here!
It takes a community to cure childhood cancer. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Fado Irish Pub on March 8th, where more than 125 will shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money […]