Amy Sedaris

Maryland Film Festival has plenty of local flavor

Beyond showcasing women-helmed films, the Maryland Film Festival once again features movies with local connections. Here's a sampling:

'Actress' Director Robert Greene's film tracks the decision by actress Brandy Burre (fondly remembered by many in these parts as Theresa D'Agostino on "The Wire") as she decides to resume an acting career after having given it up to start a family. (1:45 p.m. Friday and 2:15 p.m. Sunday, May 11 at University of Baltimore's Langsdale Auditorium)

'Baltimore in Black and White' Filmmaker Emily Topper (who co-directed with Mary Posatko) revisits the case surrounding the death of her...