There are 50 films from 19 different countries that are part of the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown. The festival will be from Thursday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 16, at three main locations — The Maryland Theatre, Leitersburg Cinemas and Bridge of Life. Each film includes running time, start time and location. For more information on the costs for each show, see go to www.marylandiff.com.
Thursday, Oct. 13
“White Knight” ( 1 hour, 25 minutes), 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre
Q&A with Hector Jimenez, Olga Segura and director Jesse Baget after screening.
Film synopsis: Leroy Lowe, grand dragon of the Texas Ku Klux Klan, confronts everything he’s been taught to hate when he’s sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm.
Friday, Oct. 14
Student High School Shorts Program, 10 a.m., Leitersburg Cinemas
- “Frenemies” (25 minutes): Isabel and Tanya were best friends as kids, but they are drifting apart during freshman year of high school. After a night of bad decisions involving older boys and alcohol results in an embarrassing sext being sent to the entire school, the girls must decide to be friends, enemies or “Frenemies.”
- “Consequential Lies” (17 minutes): An isolated suburban woman with a dark past receives a phone call that reveals an 18-year-old secret.
- ”American Karoshi” (18 minutes) :After being fired from his job, Lee is given a second chance by his boss and CEO of the company, Scott Anderson III. Unfortunately, instead of filling out forms, Lee must save Scott’s life.
- WCPS Student Films (20 minutes)
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