Bridges to the World

bridges of the world festival imageThe Bridges to the World International Film Festival is a celebration of Maryland’s global reach and a reflection of those connections in the state.  It is coordinated by World Artists Experiences and Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State International Division.   This year’s festival highlights films from: Ukraine, Chile, Israel, China, and Slovenia.  The films are selected and sponsored by the embassy of each country and are screened in five   distinct regions of Maryland:  Annapolis, California, Frostburg, Salisbury, and Towson.  Each film is introduced and is followed by a discussion.     

The Towson screenings are held on Fridays at 7:00PM in Van Bokkelen Hall Auditorium (VB 204) on the Towson University campus.

  • 2/7          Haytarma (Ukraine)
  • 2/14       My Best Enemy (Chile) — due to snow cancelation, rescheduled for 3/14
  • 2/21       The Flood (Israel)
  • 2/28      Ocean Heaven (China)
  • 3/7         Boris Pahor: A Stubborn Memory (Slovenia)

View the full 2014 program.

Countries previously featured

  • 2009 – Ecuador, China, Estonia, and Egypt
  • 2010 – Argentina, Korea, Russia, Nigeria, and Estonia
  • 2011 – Mexico, Vietnam, Poland, Iraq, and India
  • 2012 – Brazil, Japan, Austria, Turkey, and Sri Lanka
  • 2013 - Australia, Czech Republic, Israel, Taiwan and Uruguay
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