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Annapolis Film Fesitval Kicks off Thursday

Posted at 8:16 AM, Mar 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 08:16:55-04

The Annapolis Film Festival kicks off Thursday with filmmaker Rob Reiner on the red carpet.

Reiner directed "Stand By Me," "The Princess Bride" and "When Harry Met Sally..."

Opening night begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with a showing of "LBJ," directed by Reiner.

The opening requires tickets. Ticket information is available here.

The four-day festival will feature more than 80 films at six different locations in Annapolis.

The locations include

  • Annapolis Elementary School
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Maryland Hall Lower Theater
  • Maryland Hall Main Theater
  • St. Anne’s Parish House
  • St. Johns College FSK Auditorium

Annapolis Film Festival Director and Co-founder Patti White hopes to get people talking.

"They meet at the films, the meet in the lobby, they meet in the lines, they meet in the parties and they discuss and share these conversations they are having about all these great films," she said. "It just elevates the community and that's what we are hoping to do and that's what we've been doing."

For more information about the festival, visit the Annapolis Film Festival's official website.