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Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host

Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host

Martha Shane may live in Brooklyn, N.Y., but she can always call the Baltimore area home. The Towson native and filmmaker will return to the Maryland Film Festival this year to co-host the opening night as well as the festival's Filmmakers Taking Charge Conference with filmmaker Alex Ross Perry.

Her feature documentary, “After Tiller,” which followed the only four doctors in the United States who perform third-trimester abortions, was featured last year. Following the release of “After Tiller,” she has two projects in the works, producing one and co-directing the other.

The 30-year-old's big break happened on the set of “Step Up” in Baltimore, where she worked as assistant...