Annapolis Film Festival


Mark your calendars for the return of the Annapolis Film Festival,
April 4-7, 2024


The 2023 Annapolis Film Festival theme was LOOKING BEYOND as they celebrated their 11th Anniversary. Book your stay for 2024's festival using the links below!

Enjoy this video of last year's Film Festival!

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View their website for a complete list of all narrative features, documentary features, and short films.


Annapolis Film Society

Explore the world of film throughout the year with features from the Annapolis Film Society! The Annapolis Film Society is dedicated to celebrating the art of film, using its power and magic to bring together our diverse community in thoughtful dialogue and partnering with other arts organizations and business leaders to foster ongoing conversations.

Become a member of the Film Society and gain access to new releases and films all year round!


Annapolis Film Society presents Exclusive Screening of Cord Jefferson's Directorial Debut, "American Fiction"

This preview screening will take place on Tuesday, November 21st, at Maryland Hall's Bowen Theater in the Goldstein Cunitz Film and New Media Center. Doors open at 6:30 PM, with the film starting promptly at 7 PM. Seating is general admission. Tickets are available for purchase at For those seeking last-minute opportunities, a CASH ONLY RUSH LINE will be available at the door (if tickets are still available for $15.) Don't miss this chance to be among the first to see this brand-new release, AMERICAN FICTION.


A logo for the shorts challenge for the Annapolis Film Festival



‍This year's theme for the Annapolis Film Festival Shorts Challenge, Envisioning Tomorrow, can be interpreted literally or metaphorically. The project can be a personal or a larger societal story, using fiction or a documentary format. It can be as technical as the future of the film medium itself, or it can be as philosophical as the future of storytelling. It can be as intimate as a character struggling to get through the day with hopes of a better tomorrow or as grand as documenting a positive solution for the future of a community, our country, or our planet.

The subject can be told through a comedic lens or a dramatic lens…science fiction or reality…but it should be an inspiring take on the future. For complete rules and instructions for submitting your film, click HERE.


The Annapolis Film Festival, a look back...