April 28, 2011 at 4:38 pm EDT | by Joey DiGuglielmo
Md. Film Fest features 3 gay-themed picks

A scene from 'Domaine.' (photo courtesy of Maryland Film Festival)

The Maryland Film Festival runs next weekend (May 5-8) in Baltimore and will feature about 50 films and 75 shorts, a handful of which have LGBT content).

“We Were Here,” which recently screened in Washington, follows the AIDS crisis in San Francisco among gays in the 1980s. It’s May 7 at 8 p.m. in “Charles Theater 2” and 4:40 p.m. May 6 at the MICA Brown Center. Tickets are $10.

“Domaine,” which gay director John Waters will host, is a French film about a young man’s first explorations of his sexual identity under the shadow of his aunt. It screens at 7:30 p.m. on  May 6 at “Charles Theater 1.” Tickets are $10.

And “Weekend” is a British film about two men who struggle over the course of a weekend with whether their one-night-stand should develop into something more. It screens at 11:30 a.m. in “Charles Theater 2” on May 7. Tickets are $10 and it runs 96 minutes.

For more information about venues and more, visit md-filmfest.com.

Joey DiGuglielmo is the Features Editor for the Washington Blade.

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