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  1. METAMORPHOSEN WINS 2014 SFF AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD!

    Posted March 10th, 2014 by brianlepire in Award, Films, News, Featured, Event

    Letter from Stephen Pizzello, Executive Editor of American Cinematographer This year’s contenders for the 2014 SFF American Cinematographer Award for Best Cinematography greatly impressed me. All are extremely well shot, and their images powerfully convey the people, places and narratives documented by the filmmakers. Strong cinematography always supports a story’s themes and can provide very […]


  2. SAMANTHA GRANT WINS ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS’ AWARD

    Posted March 6th, 2014 by brianlepire in Award, Films, News, Filmmakers in Attendance, Featured, Event

    The Alliance of Women Film Journalists awarded Samantha Grant, director of A FRAGILE TRUST, the EDA AWARD for Best Female-Directed Film at Salem Film Fest 2014 during the all-documentary film festival’s opening celebrations Thursday evening. “I’m completely shocked [by receiving this award] and thankful for this honor,” Grant said. AWFJ Founder & President Jennifer Merin […]


  3. “DISCOVERING DOCUMENTARY” AT SALEM FILM FEST

    Posted March 5th, 2014 by jeffschmidt in Event, Interview

    Documentary film has the power to teach us about the unfamiliar and to help us discover new realities.  A guide can be helpful in this journey – enter Erin Trahan, Editor and Publisher of The Independent.Salem Film Fest audiences might recognize Trahan from the filmmaker forums and Q&A sessions she’s monitored in the past. She’s […]


  4. POPULAR SALEM SKETCHES RETURN WITH SIXTEEN NEW SHORTS!

    Posted March 5th, 2014 by brianlepire in Films, News, Filmmakers in Attendance, Featured, Event

    They’re the different elements that pull together to create the city we know as Salem. They are the different worlds that revolve around us, unique and personal, each with their own stories about where they’ve come from and where they’re going. They’re individual threads that, combined, make Salem an international destination unlike any other. Sometimes, […]


  5. FILMS SELECTED FOR MASS REALITY CHECK 2014

    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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 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 […]