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Salem Film Fest 2017


  1. STRAY DOG: An interview with Director Debra Granik

    Posted March 5th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    By Sarah Wolfe In a small, rural Missouri town lives a man called Ron “Stray Dog” Hall. This Vietnam War veteran is tattooed, leather-clad and a bona fide biker. He runs a trailer park with his wife, Alicia, who recently emigrated from Mexico. Upon first appearances, he’s a tough guy through and through. As Debra […]

  2. Returning Filmmakers Share Lessons Learned Behind the Camera

    Posted March 4th, 2015 by debralongo in Uncategorized

    By Kristin D’Agostino Whether telling the story of a missing child, a Chinese theme park, or life in a secluded Alaskan village, three Salem Fest filmmakers returning this year all share a common trait. Suki Hawley, Mak CK and Nick Brandestini are all master storytellers who love exploring uncommon themes and are not afraid to ask deep and- sometimes controversial – questions.  They return this year with exciting […]

  3. Are you ready? Salem Film Fest 2015 kicks off this Thursday!

    Posted March 1st, 2015 by rinusoosthoek in Uncategorized

    The Salem Chamber of Commerce and Salem Film Fest are combining efforts to create a memorable kickoff (5-7pm) for the Eighth Annual Salem Film Fest. Meet filmmakers and other VIPs, listen to music, pick up your Fest Program and compare itineraries with fellow film lovers at this festive event at the the historic Hawthorne Hotel. […]

  4. Sponsors and Volunteers Kick-Off Party

    Posted February 27th, 2015 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Salem Film Fest would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers who have helped make SFF 2015 possible. The sponsors and volunteers kick-off party launched on Wednesday at the Salem Theatre Company by Creative Salem was a great success. Thanks to all who were able to attend – we’ll see you at SFF 2015 next […]

  5. Downloadable SFF 2015 one-liner schedule now available

    Posted February 23rd, 2015 by rinusoosthoek in Uncategorized

    At your request, you can now download and print a one-liner summary of all the films in the year’s Salem Film Fest. We still think seeing all 38 trailers is more fun, but we hope this helps! sff15 film schedule one liner  

  6. Salem Film Fest 2015 site now live!

    Posted February 16th, 2015 by rinusoosthoek in Uncategorized

    After four snow storms, what better to do than take a look at this years selection of great documentaries selected for Salem Film Fest. A magnificent selection for the eighth rendition of the festival, and what’s even better, all docs have trailers available for you to take a look at. Enjoy!

  7. Salem Film Fest new colors

    Posted February 12th, 2015 by rinusoosthoek in Uncategorized

    Part lollipop, part orange slice, but delicious in every way, the new 2015 Salem Film Fest logo has arrived. Take a peek!