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2015 Salem Film Fest

FILMS ABOUT IDENTITY

Friday, March, 6, 2015


35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - A beautifully made triptych about warrior-farmers, colorful dandies, and voodoo wrestlers in Ethiopia, Congo-Brazzaville, and Congo-Kinshasa.

Saturday, March, 7, 2015


LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

LIMITED PARTNERSHIP is a feature documentary about the historic 40-year struggle of Richard Adams, a gay Filipino-American, and his Australian spouse, Tony Sullivan, to remain together in spite of US laws that attempt to force them apart.

Sunday, March, 8, 2015


BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS

An intimate portrait of the public triumphs and private struggles of trailblazing openly gay four-time Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis.

WILD HOME

FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE - WILD HOME is a documentary film about Bob Miner, a Vietnam Veteran who has found his way back to the world by rehabilitating abused and abandoned animals deep in the woods of Maine.

ALFRED & JAKOBINE

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.

Monday, March, 9, 2015


LITTLE PEOPLE BIG DREAMS

Travel to the most unlikely kingdom on earth. This is China's 'Dwarves Empire,' where little people stand tall. Or do they?

MY BROTHER'S VOWS

FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE - Stephanie’s brother Gregor is about to make the biggest decision of his life. He has joined the Catholic order of the Steyler Missionaries to become a monk.

Wednesday, March, 11, 2015


SONGS FOR ALEXIS

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE - A coming of age story about a transgender musician in Long Island and his complicated love life.

Thursday, March, 12, 2015


I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY

Big Bird guided you through childhood. Let Caroll Spinney take you the rest of the way.