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The Maryland Film Festival

107 E Read St., Baltimore

$25 for a One Year Presenter Level Membership to The Maryland Film Festival ($50 value)

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  • Free year-round screenings
  • Special access to festival events
  • Special director discussions
  • Variety of film genres

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August 20, 2013
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October 28, 2012
Volunteer for.past 3 years for festival.
8 ratings4 reviews
September 26, 2012
Great deal for a great event! I can't wait for MDFF 2013, but the best part of being a member is the free/special events YEAR ROUND! Support film in Maryland!
5 ratings4 reviews
March 22, 2012
lovely person for the introduction
3 ratings2 reviews
March 22, 2012
great job Jed! keep it up! a special shout-out to Debbie Zink!!!
7 ratings3 reviews
March 22, 2012
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March 22, 2012
Yes, send. #3.
4 ratings3 reviews
March 21, 2012
Keep up the good work
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About This Deal

Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard once said, "The cinema is truth at 24 frames per second," making slow-mo sports replays and sped-up Benny Hill gags nothing but cruel, cruel lies. Get the real deal with today's Groupon for a one year Presenter level membership to the Maryland Film Festival, including free year-round screenings in Baltimore. Hailed by such Charm City cinematic auteurs as John Waters, Barry Levinson, and certified genius David Simon, the Maryland Film Festival showcases a vast selection of movies each year to ignite discussion between talking picture manufacturers and their enthusiasts. Among last year's festival highlights, local electronic musical mastermind Dan Deacon hosted a showing of Total Recall, while Waters himself explored Paul Greengrass' harrowing United 93. While waiting for the 2011 festival, members will still get to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including free screenings every week, advanced preview screenings, and the e-newsletter. For more information, check out the Maryland Film Festival's blog.


This year's Maryland Film Festival was featured extensively in What Weekly Magazine:

  • What we found during our excursion into the world of film was a thriving scene full of innovative ideas and enthusiasm. People from all over the world descended upon Station North and Mount Vernon to share their thoughts and experience as it pertains to the art of filmmaking. – What Weekly

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Promotional value expires Nov 5, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Must activate membership by 03/05/11. Membership expires 1 year from activation date. New members only. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Maryland Film Festival

Every year on the first weekend of May, downtown Baltimore's streets bustle as tens of thousands of moviegoers visit local theaters to watch films shot, directed, and edited around the globe. The Maryland Film Festival, like a freakish hurdle sprinter, runs for five days and showcases about 50 feature films and 75 short pieces—ranging from documentaries to animations—many of which are presented by their respective filmmakers or celebrity guest hosts. Past hosts have included Ian MacKaye and Branford Marsalis, and legendary filmmaker John Waters regularly makes an appearance at the festival, hosting a feature film of his choice. Attendees may also stimulate and expand their sensory palates with special events that have included international flicks, three-dimensional movies, and vintage silent films synced to live music.