Photo credit: Martin Zell, President, Chesapeake Film Festival Image: On the Set of “Iceman” directed by Harold Jackson, III and Board Member of the Chesapeake Film Festival

2023 Chesapeake Film Festival Live Events

Saturday, Sept 30, 2023, Easton, MD

Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection12 Noon, Avalon Theater
Maryland Premiere

Documentary and Narrative Short Films2:05 pm, Avalon Theater

Iceman: Book One3:55 pm, Avalon Theater
World Premiere

VIP Reception5:30 – 7 pm, Academy Art Museum

Environmental Opening Night, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Avalon Theater
A Passion for Oysters and Windshipped

Sunday, Oct 1, 2023, Ebenezer Theater, Easton, MD

The Life and Legend of Jane Goodall12 Noon

Outdoors MarylandThree Shorts about Maryland’s Natural Resources, 1:20 pm

Animation Films2:10 pm

Student Shorts3:30 pm

Comedy Shorts4:50 pm

The AutomatDocumentary with Mel Brooks, 5:45 pm

View Trailers For Some of the LIVE Films at the 2023 Festival

Iceman: Book One

The Automat

Karen Carpenter:
Starving for Perfection

Selections fROM our 2022 Festival

The Chesapeake Film Festival presents our annual curated film showcases that
take a deeper dive into topics that are of special interest to the community.

The Automat



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The Chesapeake Film Festival is generously supported by the Shared Earth Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Prager on behalf of Bluepoint Hospitality, Enel Green Power, Maryland Film Office, Choptank Electric, Maryland State Arts Council, Talbot Arts, Talbot County Department of Tourism, Artistic Insights Fund, Richard and Beverly Tilghman, U.S. Small Business Administration, The Ravenal Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Easton Utilities and Shore United Bank.