Baltimore filmmaker Matthew Porterfield is debuting his latest film, "I Used to Be Darker," at
next month. The movie tells the story of a runaway who goes to live with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore and confronts a family struggle afterwards. "Darker" is one of ten films in the film festival's NEXT program, which highlights innovative storytelling in film.
You can read more about the NEXT films here
on film site Indiewire or in this writeup
in the New York Times.
Porterfield garnered rave reviews for "Putty Hill" in 2010
. The Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University selected the Hamilton native for its 2012-2013 Artist Residency Awards. Porterfield has also won the Sondheim Prize and was included in the Whitney Biennial.