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2015 Salem Film Fest

All Films & Events

  1. 35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV

    Oswald von Richthofen / Africa via Germany / 2014 / 82 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - A beautifully made triptych about warrior-farmers, colorful dandies, and voodoo wrestlers in Ethiopia, Congo-Brazzaville, and Congo-Kinshasa.
    35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, March, 6, 2015 7:30 pm Buy Tickets


  2. ALFRED & JAKOBINE

    Jonathan Howells / USA via UK / 2014 / 70 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - The journey of an 84-year-old man to atone for his life’s greatest mistake by driving across America in an ancient London taxi to find the once love of his life, who he left 40 years earlier. Together in the 1950s, they made an epic, four-year global road trip in that very taxi. ON-LINE TICKETING NO LONGER AVAILABLE. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE AT CINEMA SALEM.
    ALFRED & JAKOBINE

    CinemaSalem One
    Sunday, March, 8, 2015 8:25 pm Buy Tickets


  3. BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS

    Cheryl Furjanic / USA / 2014 / 86 mins
    An intimate portrait of the public triumphs and private struggles of trailblazing openly gay four-time Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis.
    BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March, 8, 2015 1:30 pm Buy Tickets


  4. BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY

    Catherine Gund / USA / 2014 / 82 mins
    BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY pushes the boundaries between action and art, daring us to join Elizabeth Streb and her dancers in pursuit of human flight.
    BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY

    CinemaSalem One
    Friday, March, 6, 2015 9:50 pm Buy Tickets


  5. CAIRO DRIVE

    Sherief Elkatsha / Egypt via USA / 2013 / 77 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - Three years in the life of a city, filmed from its streets, at a critical time in history.
    CAIRO DRIVE

    CinemaSalem One
    Sunday, March, 8, 2015 3:45 pm Buy Tickets


  6. THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

    Adam Kahan / USA / 2014 / 87 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - A portrait of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, a one of a kind musician, personality, satirist, and windmill-slayer who - despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America’s racial injustices - did not relent.
    THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

    CinemaSalem One
    Sunday, March, 8, 2015 11:00 am Buy Tickets


  7. CHILDREN OF THE ARCTIC

    Nick Brandestini / USA via Switzerland / 2014 / 94 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - At the Arctic edge of America, Native Alaskan teenagers strive to be both modern American kids and the inheritors of an endangered whaling culture.
    CHILDREN OF THE ARCTIC

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Tuesday, March, 10, 2015 7:30 pm Buy Tickets


  8. DAVIDS AND GOLIATH

    Leon Lee / Canada, China / 2014 / 67 mins
    FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - Nobel Peace Prize nominees David Matas and David Kilgour investigate the organ harvesting trade in China and uncover one of the world's worst crimes against humanity.
    DAVIDS  AND GOLIATH

    CinemaSalem One
    Friday, March, 6, 2015 5:15 pm Buy Tickets


  9. EVAPORATING BORDERS

    Iva Radivojevic / Cyprus via USA / 2014 / 73 mins
    Investigating the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus through a series of vignettes, EVAPORATING BORDERS poetically weaves themes of migration, tolerance, identity, and belonging.
    EVAPORATING BORDERS

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, March, 6, 2015 5:30 pm Buy Tickets


  10. THE FIVE-MINUTE STUDENT DOCUMENTARY CONTEST

    90 mins
    Entering its seventh year, the Five-Minute Student Doc Contest is an innovative and fun celebration of young Massachusetts High School student filmmakers. The doc genre is wide and varied and is open to all kinds of creative approaches.
    THE FIVE-MINUTE STUDENT DOCUMENTARY CONTEST

    Saturday, March, 7, 2015 10:00 am