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Parkway Theatre

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5 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
443-438-6144 https://mdfilmfest.com/

July 2018

SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG at The Parkway Theatre (4k DCP)

July 4, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Parkway Theatre, 5 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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Note: please confirm date and time with venue. One of the most iconic, notorious, and influential American films of the 1970s, Melvin Van Peebles’ SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG stars Van Peebles as Sweetback, a black orphan raised in a brothel and groomed into becoming a sex show performer. Set up by his boss and two corrupt white policemen for a murder he didn’t commit, Sweetback escapes custody only to find himself thrust into an increasingly hallucinogenic world of violence and bigotry where no one can be trusted and the possibility of death lurks at every corner…

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August 2018

PENITENTIARY at The Parkway Theatre (4k DCP)

August 10, 2018 - August 15, 2018
Parkway Theatre, 5 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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Note: please confirm date and time with venue. Leon Isaac Kennedy stars as Martel “Too Sweet” Gordone who, after unwittingly getting involved with a prostitute and attempting to save her from being assaulted by a John, which turns deadly, finds himself charged with a murder he didn't commit. Locked up in the state penitentiary, Martel is forced to fend for himself among hardened criminals, until he's introduced to the underground and lucrative world of in-prison boxing.

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