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Maryland International Film Festival, featuring Tony Mendez

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    $5 for each daytime film; $10 for each evening film; $50 for unlimited three-day all-festival pass
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    301-790-3500 (Phone)
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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.

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