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Salem Film Fest

Films

  1. KASHEER: Art, Culture and the Struggle for Azadi

    Elayne McCabe / India-controlled Kashmir via USA / 2014 / 51 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - KASHEER explores the complexities of life under military occupation from the point of view of three local artists living in the Kashmir Valley.

    Preceded by: SALEM SKETCHES

    KASHEER (Screening with SALEM SKETCHES)

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Saturday, March 8, 2014 2:00 pm Buy Tickets

    KASHEER (Screening with SALEM SKETCHES)

    CinemaSalem Screening Room
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:45 pm Buy Tickets

    KASHEER (Screening with SALEM SKETCHES)

    CinemaSalem Screening Room
    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 6:00 pm Buy Tickets


  2. KISS THE WATER

    Eric Steel / Scotland / 2013 / 80 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - Megan Boyd's entire world – her life, livelihood, and longings — was wrapped in her devastating fishing flies — little bits of feather, fur and fancy tinsel spun around tiny metal hooks. In every strand, in every fiber, there was a mystery, a fairy tale, a truth waiting to be unraveled.
    KISS THE WATER

    CinemaSalem One
    Monday, March 10, 2014 8:00 pm Buy Tickets


  3. THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE

    Kirk Marcolina & Matthew Pond / USA / 2013 / 74 mins
    SOLD OUT! Find out how a poor, single, African-American mother from segregated 1930s America winds up as one of the world’s most notorious and successful jewel thieves.
    THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE

    CinemaSalem One
    Sunday, March 9, 2014 8:00 pm Buy Tickets


  4. MAGICAL UNIVERSE

    Jeremy Workman / USA / 2013 / 77 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - MAGICAL UNIVERSE captures the world of Al Carbee, an 88 year old reclusive outsider artist who spends all his days alone in a massive house in Maine creating art -- most of it featuring Barbie Dolls in elaborate dioramas.
    MAGICAL UNIVERSE

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March 9, 2014 11:00 am Buy Tickets


  5. MAIDENTRIP

    Jillian Schlesinger / Australia, Galapagos islands, Netherlands, South Africa, the world / 2013 / 82 mins
    Fourteen year old Laura Dekker sets out—camera in hand—on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream: to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
    MAIDENTRIP

    CinemaSalem One
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 6:00 pm Buy Tickets


  6. MASS REALITY CHECK

    Gifted College Filmmakers / USA / 2013 / 60 mins
    FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE - The Mass Reality Check is a college doc shorts showcase for college and university students and recent graduates working in short documentary and experimental documentary film.
    MASS REALITY CHECK

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Saturday, March 8, 2014 11:00 am


  7. THE MEDICINE GAME

    Lukas Korver / USA / 2013 / 68 mins
    FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE - New York’s Onodaga Nation has produced some of the world’s top lacrosse players, but few of them have ventured outside of the Native American community. The Thompson brothers dream of changing that.
    THE MEDICINE GAME

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March 9, 2014 3:30 pm Buy Tickets


  8. METAMORPHOSEN

    Sebastian Mez / Russia / 2013 / 84 mins
    METAMORPHOSEN takes audiences on a stunning and honest visual tour of Russia’s South Ural region, home to the Mayak Nuclear Facility and its victims, who describe life in one of the world’s most radioactive-contaminated spots.
    METAMORPHOSEN

    CinemaSalem One
    Monday, March 10, 2014 5:30 pm Buy Tickets


  9. MY PRAIRIE HOME

    Chelsea McMullan / Canada / 2013 / 77 mins
    MY PRAIRIE HOME takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey through Rae Spoon’s queer and musical coming of age, set against majestic images of the Canadian prairies’ infinite expanses.
    MY PRAIRIE HOME

    CinemaSalem One
    Saturday, March 8, 2014 9:30 pm Buy Tickets


  10. THE ONLY SON

    Simonka de Jong / Nepal / 2013 / 79 mins
    Pema was born in a Himalayan village as the only son of six children, but grew up in Kathmandu. Now 19, he has to choose between going back home and marry a local girl to take care of his parents, or study and live in the west.
    THE ONLY SON

    CinemaSalem One
    Friday, March 7, 2014 5:15 pm Buy Tickets