December 5, 2011

‘Diner’ cast, crew slated for celebration at Shriver Hall

The Maryland Film Festival is celebrating the films of native son Barry Levinson with a week of screenings of the director’s Baltimore-based films that culminates at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, with the 30th-anniversary showing of Diner in Shriver Hall Auditorium on Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus. Levinson and some members of the cast—which includes Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin, Tim Daly, Steve Guttenberg, Paul Reiser, Mickey Rourke and Daniel Stern—will be on hand to discuss the film.

Also being screened on the Homewood campus are Diner Guys (2:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in Hodson Auditorium) and The Band That Wouldn’t Die (7 p.m. Dec. 9 in Hodson Auditorium). Other films will be shown at the Charles Theater.

Proceeds will benefit the Maryland Film Festival. For information about tickets, go to