The remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, an Alabama Southern belle who takes a life-altering
journey through marriage, civil war and audacious democratic reforms to become the First Lady of
A filmmaker pulls back the iron curtain on her East German hometown to uncover the truth about her father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi (secret police) connections in a chilling look at oppression and surveillance.
Finding its spirit in Salem’s rich history as America’s first great international city, the non-profit, all-volunteer Salem Film Fest presents a diverse, beautiful, and bracing selection of the world's best documentary films. Catch a glimpse of the spirit that defines us through our innovative SALEM SKETCHES shorts series - and visit our time capsule of Salem Sketches on Facebook!