Against all expectations, Maryland will host a film festival in 2023.

Baltimore public radio station WYPR-FM (88.1) will mount the New/Next Film Festival on Aug. 18-20 at The Charles Theatre in Station North.

This addition to Baltimore’s entertainment lineup, announced Friday, is expected to feature about 20 full-length features and four or five programs of short films over three days, with a special emphasis on diverse and emerging filmmakers.

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