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2015 Salem Film Fest

LIVING ON THE EDGE – GIVING IT ALL

Friday, March, 6, 2015


THE OPTIMISTS

A documentary about an unusual volleyball team in Hamar, Norway, made up of women ages 66 to 98. Now, after 30 years of training, they are up for their first match. ON-LINE TICKETING NO LONGER AVAILABLE. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE AT CINEMA SALEM.

TOP SPIN

Three teenagers battle their way through the world of competitive ping pong with their hearts set on the Olympics. ON-LINE TICKETING NO LONGER AVAILABLE. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE AT CINEMA SALEM.

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.

BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY

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.

Saturday, March, 7, 2015


SHOULDER THE LION

FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE - Three artists, three tragedies. The usual story told in a very unusual way.

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.

Monday, March, 9, 2015


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.