Baltimore Film Festival opens with 'Green Papaya'

April 01, 1994

The 25th Annual Baltimore International Film Festival will open Wednesday at the Senator Theatre with an 8 p.m. screening of "The Scent of Green Papaya," winner of the Camera d'Or at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.

A champagne reception precedes the film at 7:30 p.m., and a desert reception follows at 10 p.m. Tickets for opening and closing nights are $12 general admission and $10 for seniors, students and members of the Baltimore Film Forum.

All other festival films will show at the Baltimore Museum of Art ($6 general admission and $5 for seniors, students and forum members). The festival will run through April 30.

"La Vie de Boheme," a French black-and-white film about a pair of hapless Paris bohemians, will be shown Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.

Other festival highlights include: "Sunday's Children," April 8, a collaboration between Ingmar Bergman and his son, Daniel; a restored version of Federico Fellini's "La Strada" April 21; and, "Between the Teeth," April 23, a concert film with Baltimore native and ex-Talking Head David Byrne.

Tickets for all showings (except opening and closing nights) are available at the BMA box office, 10 Art Museum Drive, at 235-0100. Opening-night tickets are available by mail through the BMA or at the Senator Theatre at 5904 York Road. For film information call the Baltimore Film Forum at 889-1993.

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