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Salem Film Fest 2017


  1. Salem Film Fest 2017 Schedule – Grid View

    Posted March 2nd, 2017 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Navigating all the films and special screenings at Salem Film Fest is always a challenge. There’s gotta be an easier way! This year we have created a convenient downloadable schedule grid to help you plan your own schedule at the fest. You can download it by clicking the link below. It will also be included […]

  2. Little Moments of Glory

    Posted March 2nd, 2017 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    There are so many new things Salem Film Fest is doing for its tenth anniversary, like our opening night Gala this Thursday with the first ever Salem Film Fest Storyteller Award presented to FRONTLINE founder David Fanning! (Editor’s note: But one venture in particular makes me especially proud to be a volunteer. I am […]

  3. Filmmaker Spotlight–Catching up with Andrew Shea

    Posted March 1st, 2017 by Kereth in Uncategorized

    This year we have a new film by Salem Film Fest alum Andrew Shea, director of PORTRAIT OF WALLY, which screened in 2013. This year, we will be screening his new film, WRESTLING ALLIGATORS, which focuses on James Billie, once Chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as a musician, soldier, and yes, alligator wrestler. Engaging, […]

  4. Filmmaker Spotlight: Catching up with SFF Alum Michael Collins

    Posted March 1st, 2017 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Michael Collins‘ film GIVE UP TOMORROW was shown at SFF 2012 and this year he returns to Salem Film Fest with ALMOST SUNRISE.  SFF program director Jeff Schmidt caught up with the Michael to talk about his work as a documentary filmmaker. JS: How did you first get into filmmaking? I stumbled into filmmaking sort […]