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Salem Film Fest 2016

All Films & Events

  1. ALICE CARES

    Sander Burger / Netherlands / 2015 / 80 mins
    A socializing robot named Alice brings comfort to three elderly women suffering from the loneliness of dementia.
    ALICE CARES

    CinemaSalem
    Wednesday, March 9, 6:00pm Buy Tickets


  2. THE BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL

    Holly Morris / Ukraine via USA / 2015 / 71 mins
    Three unlikely heroines scratch out an existence in the most toxic place on Earth.
    THE BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL

    Peabody Essex Museum
    Saturday, March 5, 5:45pm Buy Tickets


  3. BANANA PANCAKES AND THE CHILDREN OF STICKY RICE

    Daan Veldhuizen / Laos, Netherlands / 2015 / 93 mins
    Western backpackers arrive at a remote village in Laos, causing two childhood friends to confront their different reactions to the expanded world view the tourists bring with them.
    BANANA PANCAKES AND THE CHILDREN OF STICKY RICE

    CinemaSalem
    Wednesday, March 9, 8:00pm Buy Tickets


  4. THE BIRTH OF SAKE

    Erik Shirai / Japan, USA / 2015 / 90 mins
    Passionate artisans preserve a 2,000-year-old tradition of making sake in a fifth generation family-owned Japanese brewery.
    THE BIRTH OF SAKE

    Peabody Essex Museum
    Thursday, March 10, 5:30pm Buy Tickets


  5. BLUESPACE

    Ian Cheney / USA / 2015 / 74 mins
    Gritty encounters with waterfront dwellers and space farmers lead to explorations of the terraforming of Mars and New York City in this science fiction-infused documentary about the legacies of pollution on our increasingly watery Earth.
    BLUESPACE

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 6, 12:30pm Buy Tickets


  6. CIRCLE OF POISON

    Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post / Argentina, India, Mexico, USA / 2015 / 71 mins
    A global look at the results of a U.S. policy that allows American companies to make and export banned toxic pesticides to less regulated countries, where they have all the horrific effects lawmakers warned of here.
    CIRCLE OF POISON

    CinemaSalem
    Saturday, March 5, 11:45am Buy Tickets


  7. CONCRETE LOVE: THE BÖHM FAMILY

    Maurizius Staerkle-Drux / Germany, Switzerland / 2014 / 83 mins
    German architect Gottfried Böhm and his three architect sons must contend with the loss of the family matriarch, herself an architect and the emotional and artistic source of inspiration for all the Böhm men.
    CONCRETE LOVE

    Peabody Essex Museum
    Friday, March 4, 6:00pm Buy Tickets


  8. CURIOUS WORLDS: THE ART & IMAGINATION OF DAVID BECK

    Olympia Stone / USA / 2015 / 68 mins
    An intimate portrait of the most accomplished American artist you've never heard of, working in a genre all his own.​
    CURIOUS WORLDS: THE ART & IMAGINATION OF DAVID BECK

    Peabody Essex Museum
    Thursday, March 3, 7:30pm Buy Tickets


  9. DOGTOWN REDEMPTION

    Amir Soltani, Chihiro Wimbush / USA / 2015 / 95 mins
    In trash, redemption.
    DOGTOWN REDEMPTION

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 6, 5:20pm Buy Tickets


  10. DRIVING WITH SELVI

    Elisa Paloschi / Canada, India / 2015 / 74 mins
    It takes Selvi, a former 14-year-old child bride from South India, ten years to transform herself from victim of a violent and abusive forced marriage to South India’s first female taxi driver.
    DRIVING WITH SELVI

    Peabody Essex Museum
    Saturday, March 5, 3:00pm Buy Tickets