Coffee, Kill Boss Selected for Opening Night at the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD — The Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown (MDIFF-H) has selected Coffee, Kill Boss to be the opening night feature film. The evening will commence at 6:00 pm, Thursday May 1, at the Maryland Theatre with a red carpet evening celebrating the filmmakers and stars on opening night of the festival. Tom Riford, MDIFF board of directors president said, “This festival will be tremendous. The board of directors, the advisors, and the volunteers are all excited to bring this feature and these films to Hagerstown. We expect it will be a great success!”

The film is set on the 20th floor of a monolithic corporate tower. Coffee, Kill Boss follows ten executives who secretly meet to sell off their company, but instead become victims of an outrageous murder scheme. Director Nathan Marshall and film star Peter Breitmayer (Fargo, NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy, Horrible Bosses to name a few) will be on the red carpet and answering questions after the film is shown.

For the evening’s full schedule, including two short films, and other events, please see the the film festival’s web site. Following the screening, Bulls and Bears will host an after party for all festival attendees.

MDIFF-H is scheduled to run for three days and will screen over 60 films from around the globe. All screenings will take place Downtown Hagerstown at the Maryland Theatre, Bridge of Life,and Academy Theater from May 1-3, 2014.

Tickets for opening night can be purchased online at or at the Maryland Theatre. Opening night tickets and evening tickets are $12. Day film passes are $6 and full access passes are $55.

Sponsors for the film festival include the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ovation PR & Advertising, Washington County Government, The City of Hagerstown, the Maryland Theatre, Bridge of Life, Academy Theater, Anderson Photographs, Thompson Gas, Washington County Arts Council, 28 South, Broad Ax, Bowman Hospitality,Tom Riford, Volvo, Columbia Bank-Hagerstown Trust Division, the Hagerstown Suns, and Kaplan University.

The MDIFF-H mission is to be a platform for independent filmmakers to engage audiences, collaborate with other filmmakers and educate the community with the celebration of film.Watch the films. Talk to the filmmakers. Support the independent artists. For more information about MDIFF-H please call 916-712-2781, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or access the website