Maryland International Film Festival featuring Tony Mendez
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The three-day film festival taking place at three venues (The Maryland Theatre Bridge of Life and Academy Theater) in downtown Hagerstown features 54 films from 11 countries. And opening up the festival is an appearance and talk with Tony Mendez the CIA agent who was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the Oscar-winning film Argo.


 


SCHEDULE:


April 11
5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.:
Opening reception and ceremony at Washington County Arts Council 34-36 S. Potomac St. downtown Hagerstown. Free admission.
6:45-9:30 p.m.: Argo screening and Q&A with Tony Mendez at The Maryland Theatre 21 S. Potomac St. downtown Hagerstown. Admission $10.
After Party: 28 South 28 S. Potomac St. downtown Hagerstown following Argo Q&A. Free admission.



April 12
10 a.m.-noon: Student film screenings and high school competition at Bridge of Life 14 S. Potomac St downtown Hagerstown. Free admission.
Noon-5 p.m.: Film screenings at Bridge of Life and Academy Theater 58 E. Washington St. downtown Hagerstown. $5 admission.
6 p.m.: Reception at Academy Theater.
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Film screenings at Academy Theater. $10 admission.
After Party: Bulls & Bears 38 S. Potomac St. Suite 1 downtown Hagerstown. Free admission.



April 13
10 a.m.-noon: Children's event at Discovery Station 101 W. Washington St. downtown Hagerstown. Free admission.
11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Film screenings at Bridge of Life and Academy Theater. $5 admission.
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.: Feature submission and red carpet at Academy Theater. $10 admission.
9 p.m.: Awards at Academy Theater.
Wrap party: The Gourmet Goat & GG's Restaurant & Martini Bar 41 N. Potomac St downtown Hagerstown. Free admission.