Commanding the Table & The Archer

Annapolis Film Festival Films

Two More Festival Films You Must See…

Commanding Table

Ella Brennan:

Commanding the Table

(Documentary)
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.
ONE SCREENING
St. John’s College FSK Auditorium Saturday, April 1 – 11:00 am

The Archer

(Narrative)
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.
TWO SCREENINGS
Maryland Hall Main Theater Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm
St. John’s College, FSK Auditorium Saturday, April 1 – 9:30 pm