Just when Maryland cinephiles thought 2023 was going to be a bust, along comes the New/Next Film Festival to save the day. The festival, organized by WYPR’s Sam Sessa and programmer Eric Hatch, arrives this weekend at the Charles Theater. It showcases shorts and features from national, international, and local filmmakers followed by lively post-screening conversations. Here are some reviews of a few festival highlights to whet your appetite.

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