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    April 16, 2024

    Baltimore Public Media (BPM) announced today the return and expansion of its New/Next Film Festival, a celebration of emerging film culture that will take place Oct. 3-6 at The Charles Theatre. The 2024 festival, which today also launched its call for entries, will expand to four days to feature more films and visiting filmmakers.

  • August 16, 2023

    WYPR presents New/Next Film Fest on August 18-20, 2023 at The Charles Theatre. New/Next will present emerging film work of international scope alongside a special emphasis on new and repertory work from the Baltimore film scene.

  • July 28, 2023

    The New/Next Film Festival, presented by 88.1 WYPR and taking place August 18-20, 2023 in Baltimore’s historic 5-screen Charles Theatre, announced an Opening Night Screening featuring the documentary Hummingbirds and an Opening Night Party at the Metro Gallery with Baltimore Club music stars Dapper Dan Midas and TT the Artist on Friday, Aug. 18.

  • New Next Film Festival

    July 20, 2023

    The New/Next Film Festival, presented by 88.1 WYPR and taking place August 18-20, 2023 in Baltimore’s historic 5-screen Charles Theatre, continued its lineup announcements today with 25+ more titles, including many with roots in Maryland’s own fertile film scene.

  • New Next Film Festival

    July 18, 2023

    MEMORY’s CARPET COWBOYS Among Six Titles Debuting at Inaugural Edition of Baltimore Fest

  • New Next Film Festival

    July 13, 2023

    Baltimore Fest’s Features Include SOMEWHERE QUIET, THE GRAVITY, KING COAL, DAD & STEP-DAD, ANOTHER BODY; Shorts Include World Premiere of Albert Birney’s 22 ROOMS.

  • New Next Film Festival

    June 29, 2023

    New/Next Film Festival, presented by 88.1 WYPR and taking place August 18-20 in Baltimore’s historic 5-screen Charles Theatre, teased its first lineup announcements today while launching all-access pass sales.

  • WYPR

    May 16, 2023

    88.1 WYPR is proud to announce the New/Next Film Festival, a weekend-long celebration of film culture taking place Aug. 18-20 in Baltimore. Former Maryland Film Festival Director of Programming Eric Allen Hatch will curate the films for the festival that will take place at The Charles Theatre. New/Next will present emerging film work of international scope alongside a special emphasis on new and repertory work from the Baltimore film scene. The festival was conceived as a reaction to the announcement that the Maryland Film Festival (MdFF) would not have a 2023 edition.