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Salem Film Fest 2016

FAMILY FRIENDLY

Thursday, March 3,


CURIOUS WORLDS: THE ART & IMAGINATION OF DAVID BECK

An intimate portrait of the most accomplished American artist you've never heard of, working in a genre all his own.​

Saturday, March 5,


MULLY

The extraordinary story of Kenyan Charles Mully, who rose from orphaned poverty to business tycoon to founder of the largest children’s rescue organization in Africa.

THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK

Six artists from different walks of life vie to win the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, the only juried art competition sponsored by the U.S. government.

PROJECTIONS OF AMERICA

John Lithgow narrates the story of a team of idealistic filmmakers who, during WWII’s darkest hours, created 26 short films portraying an idealized America in an effort to improve America’s image among Europeans.

Sunday, March 6,


ENTER THE FAUN

A young actor with cerebral palsy and a veteran choreographer challenge their limitations in an uplifting collaboration that transforms them both.

KEDI

A profile of Istanbul and its unique people through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known - the cat.

LANDFILL HARMONIC

A Paraguayan youth orchestra that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage becomes a source of hope for their community after their story goes viral, catapulting them into the global spotlight.