SHOOT, SCORE, BALTIMORE SCREENING We’ve been plugging our own short film contest for a while now, and here’s your chance to see what turned up and what our judges chose for the Grand Prize ($500). You can even vote for your favorite, which culminates in a $250 prize for the winner. At the Creative Alliance May 30 at 8 p.m.
SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN In this retelling of the classic fairy tale, Charlize Theron plays the undoubtedly beautiful Queen Ravenna, who plots to kill her questionably fairer stepdaughter Snow White (Kristen Stewart). Unbeknownst to her, Snow’s been training in the woods to become a killing machine. Opens June 1.
THE MARYLAND HARVEST Here in the city, it’s hard to believe that farm-fresh meat and produce are easily within reach, but this week you can learn more about Maryland’s rich agricultural life. Hosted by Al Spoler of WYPR-FM’s Cellar Notes and Radio Kitchen, the documentary depicts the relationship between local chefs and nearby farmers. At the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture May 31 at 5:30 p.m.
THE GANG’S ALL HERE When Busby Berkeley and Technicolor collide, shit gets wild, like there’s vibrant blobs of buttercream just dripping off the celluloid. This 1943 film stars Carmen Miranda, who performs one of her most memorable numbers, “The Lady in the Tutti Frutti Hat,” while wearing—you guessed it—her iconic headgear. At the Charles Theatre May 31 at 9 p.m.
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING This film, based on a one-woman show by Nia Vardalos, snowballed into an enormous sleeper hit, a term that encapsulates the feelings that come up while watching it. The whole thing’s sorta cozy; even the conflict feels safe. At the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation June 2 at dusk.