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Salem Film Fest 2017

Films

  1. SHORTS BLOCK 1

    Various / USA / 83 mins
    A collection of short documentary films.
    SHORTS BLOCK 1

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 5, 10:00am Buy Tickets


  2. SHORTS BLOCK 2

    Various / Sweden, The Netherlands, USA / 87 mins
    A collection of short documentary films.
    SHORTS BLOCK 2

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Sunday, March 5, 12:15pm Buy Tickets


  3. SNOW MONKEY

    George Gittoes / Afghanistan via Australia, Norway / 2015 / 90 mins
    A vivid and startling portrait of war-damaged children and their street gangs in Jalalabad, Afghanistan by the renowned artist and filmmaker George Gittoes.
    SNOW MONKEY

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


  4. STRAD STYLE

    Stefan Avalos / Italy, USA, The Netherlands / 2017 / 104 mins
    A rural Ohio dreamer with an obsession for 'Stradivari' and all things violin, through the magic of social-media, convinces a famous European concert violinist that he can make a copy of the most famous and valuable violin in the world.
    STRAD STYLE

    CinemaSalem
    Saturday, March 4, 6:50pm Buy Tickets


  5. TICKLING GIANTS

    Sara Taksler / Egypt, USA / 2016 / 111 mins
    Bassem Youssef launches an Egyptian “The Daily Show” during the Arab Spring and endangers life and livelihood when the Morsi regime doesn’t appreciate his jokes. A film about free speech, censorship and “democracy”.
    TICKLING GIANTS

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, March 3, 8:10pm Buy Tickets


  6. WHAT WAS OURS

    Mat Hames / USA / 2016 / 80 mins
    Three Wyoming Wind River Native Americans find sacred ancestral artifacts in a Chicago museum archive and wrestle with whether their return will reopen old wounds or promote tribal healing.
    WHAT WAS OURS

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Wednesday, March 8, 11:00am Buy Tickets


  7. WINTER AT WESTBETH

    Rohan Spong / 2016 / 80 mins
    A year in the lives of three longtime residents of a New York West Village artist community as they pursue their creative passions well into their 70s, 80s and 90s.
    WINTER AT WESTBETH

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March 5, 5:05pm Buy Tickets


  8. WORK IN PROGRESS. MONOLOGUES IN THE ARTIST’S STUDIO

    Palu Abadia / USA / 2017 / 34 mins
    An intimate journey into the world, mind and creative process of the Chilean artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz that explores the evolving art scene in New York City, where he now lives.
    WORK IN PROGRESS. MONOLOGUES IN THE ARTIST’S STUDIO

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 4, 1:50pm Buy Tickets


  9. WRESTLING ALLIGATORS

    Andrew Shea / USA / 2016 / 90 mins
    Controversial James E. Billie, alligator wrestler, Vietnam veteran, folk singer and half-white Seminole Indian chairman, created Indian gaming and an instant jackpot for his impoverished tribe.
    WRESTLING ALLIGATORS

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, March 3, 2:30pm Buy Tickets


  10. YARN

    Una Lorenzen / Cuba, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, UK / 2016 / 76 mins
    Knitting and crocheting are more than conventional crafts practiced by stay-at-home women. YARN introduces edgy, contemporary women whose art is revolutionizing this wooly tradition world-wide.
    YARN

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 4, 11:50am Buy Tickets