It’s like choosing your favorite child – so hard. We have an amazing slate all weekend long for our 5th Annapolis Film Festival and you should plan on seeing as many as you can. But IF you had to choose two…here they are:
Commanding the Table
directed by Leslie Iwerks
The matriarch of New Orleans’ rambling Brennan family and the force of nature behind the restaurants Brennan’s and Commander’s Palace, Ella Brennan, now 91, is a doyenne of hospitality and Creole cuisine. Fired by her own family at one point, she shouldered on in the industry, pushing her chefs to the forefront and helping to launch the celebrity chef phenomenon.
St. John’s College FSK Auditorium Saturday, April 1 – 11:00 am
directed by Valerie Weiss
High school archery champion Lauren Pierce has just landed in a brutal juvenile correctional facility after hospitalizing a boy in self-defense. Alongside Rebecca, her ferocious fellow inmate, Lauren gathers enough evidence of the institution’s corruption to close the prison for good. The pair make their escape through the wilderness, pursued by a warden desperate to make sure his secret stays buried.
Maryland Hall Main Theater Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm
St. John’s College, FSK Auditorium Saturday, April 1 – 9:30 pm