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2015 Salem Film Fest

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  1. WALKING UNDER WATER: An interview with Director Eliza Kubarska

    Posted March 12th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

      By Sarah Wolfe Once upon a time, there was a tribe of people who lived on the sea. Known as the Badjao, their children learned to swim before they could walk. As adults, they could free dive to great depths and hold their breaths for five minutes while hunting along the ocean floor. And, […]


  2. WANDER, WONDER, WILDERNESS: An interview with Director Paul Turano

    Posted March 7th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    By Sarah Wolfe When filmmaker Paul Turano was growing up in rural Connecticut, he spent endless hours playing in forests, lying in fields gazing at the clouds above, and looking for signs of the land’s history in weathered stone walls. Years later, he moved to Boston’s urban environment with its tall buildings and bustling crowds—a […]


  3. STRAY DOG: An interview with Director Debra Granik

    Posted March 5th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    By Sarah Wolfe In a small, rural Missouri town lives a man called Ron “Stray Dog” Hall. This Vietnam War veteran is tattooed, leather-clad and a bona fide biker. He runs a trailer park with his wife, Alicia, who recently emigrated from Mexico. Upon first appearances, he’s a tough guy through and through. As Debra […]


  4. Sponsors and Volunteers Kick-Off Party

    Posted February 27th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Salem Film Fest would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers who have helped make SFF 2015 possible. The sponsors and volunteers kick-off party launched on Wednesday at the Salem Theatre Company by Creative Salem was a great success. Thanks to all who were able to attend – we’ll see you at SFF 2015 next […]