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Salem Film Fest



    Posted February 26th, 2014 by brianlepire in Filmmakers in Attendance, Event

    Mass Reality Check, Salem Film Fest’s college documentary shorts showcase, returns to the National Parks Visitor Center Saturday, March 8th, with six docs highlighting the work of young aspiring filmmakers. The program, introduced at SFF 2013, is an exciting opportunity for student filmmakers working either in short subject traditional or experimental formats to present their […]

  2. Last Chance to Register! SFF Class at Montserrat College of Art

    Posted February 24th, 2014 by jeffschmidt in Event

      Discovering Documentary: Tools for Educators, Filmmakers, and Astute Viewers If you would like to participate in this one-of-a-kind class that Salem Film Fest is partnering on with Montserrat College of Art – you must act now! Do you wish for a deeper understanding of documentary film? Or for a community of people who share […]

  3. Mass Reality Check: Catching up with 2013 Winner

    Posted February 21st, 2014 by brianlepire in Featured, Event, Interview

    Salem Film Fest 2014 is packed with great films, panels, and events for audiences to attend. One event making its return this year is Mass Reality Check, the college doc shorts showcase for Massachusetts-based college and university students and recent graduates working in short documentary and experimental documentary film. Along with featuring the best documentaries […]


    Posted February 19th, 2014 by brianlepire in Uncategorized

    Salem Film Fest 2014 is quickly upon us (March 6-13th). With more than 35 documentaries to choose from, wouldn’t it be better to plan out which ones you’d like to see ahead of time and get your tickets before everyone else? Well, this year anyone who purchases one of our Festival Passes has the option […]


    Posted February 16th, 2014 by brianlepire in Uncategorized

    Staring out the window at the newly arrived snow, you’re probably thinking what we are: Really? More snow? But then, if you’re anything like us, you’re reminded of one of the best running jokes from Bill Watterson’s classic comic strip Calvin and Hobbes: Calvin’s snowmen. For those who don’t know, Calvin – the precocious six-year-old […]

  6. SALEM FILM FEST 2014: It’s Almost Here!

    Posted February 15th, 2014 by brianlepire in Uncategorized

    It’s almost here! The seventh annual Salem Film Fest, the popular all-documentary film festival, will return to Salem, MA with over 35 of the year’s most riveting documentary films from March 6-13th. SFF 2014 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in Salem Film Fest’s history. This year’s festival will feature thirty-seven […]

  7. RICH HILL at SFF!

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    And now, for our exciting news: We are very happy to announce that RICH HILL, still hot off of winning the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, will be making its East Coast Premiere at SFF 2014! You’ve heard about it, so come to Salem and see it. Come to Salem, see the world.

  8. Countdown Day 10 – Pt. 2

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 10 of SFF COUNTDOWN – Pt. 2: We’re happy to announce the New England premiere of Director Sebastian Mez’s METAMORPHOSEN will be at SFF 2014. The film tells the story of people living in one of the most radioactive contaminated spots on earth.

  9. Countdown Day 10

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 10 of SFF COUNTDOWN: Don’t miss the US Premiere of 15 REASONS TO LIVE, Director Alan Zweig’s episodic exploration of love, solitude, critical mind, art, individuality, home, work, humor, friendship, intoxication, praise, meaning, body, duty and death. To savor them all would presumably be to truly live.

  10. Countdown Day 9

    Posted February 7th, 2014 by paulvanness in Uncategorized

    DAY 9 of SFF COUNTDOWN: We’re excited that Director Cheryl Dunn will be on hand for the New England Premiere of EVERYBODY STREET, which illuminates the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades.