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Bridges to the World, International Film Festival

Presented by World Artists Experiences



The 9th Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival will be held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. from February 7 to March 7.

Admission is free for all of the movies, which are sponsored by World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State. 

The Bridges to the World International Film Festival is a statewide initiative in recognition of the State’s global reach and connections. The films were selected and provided by the respective embassies to represents their country’s spirit and art of film making. Each film will be introduced and followed by a discussion.  Films will be shown with English subtitles. The same films will be shown in California, Cumberland, Salisbury University, and Towson University. The complete schedule and additional information is available at WAE’s website at

World Artists Experiences is a non-profit organization which bridges international understanding through cultural and citizen diplomacy in schools, colleges, and communities to foster respect, trust, hope, and peace in the world.  For more information contact WAE at    

The International Division for Maryland's Office of the Secretary of State strives to foster global awareness and increase the level and consistency of open dialogue and exchange between Maryland's citizens and institutions and their international counterparts.  Among its responsibilities is the administration of the Maryland Sister States Program which includes active relationships with 18 countries. 


The films to be presented are:

“The Wind Journeys,” from Colombia on Feb. 7

“The Beauty Inside” from Korea on Feb. 14

“The Son of Saul” from Hungary on Feb. 23

“The Factory Girl” from Egypt on Feb. 28

“Vuelve a La Vida” from Mexico on March 7