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Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors
Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors

Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon. "I didn't realize it was going to be something I had to talk about," says Bliss, whose "Fort Tilden" is one of at least 15 women-directed features being screened at this week's 16th Maryland Film Festival. "I just thought I would talk about the movie." The comedy, co-directed with Charles Rogers, chronicles two Brooklyn roommates barely able to function in a society where you actually have to be responsible...

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