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Salem Film Fest 2018

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  1. FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: Erik Ljung, Director of THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP

    Posted March 20th, 2018 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Erik Ljung is a freelance Producer and Director of Photography currently based in the midwest. He has produced content and short documentaries for the New York Times, VICE News, Al Jazeera, PBS and the Wall Street Journal. Salem Film Fest program director Jeff Schmidt caught up Ljung ahead of THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP’s […]


  2. FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: Marc de Guerre, Director of BEAUTY AND RUIN

    Posted March 20th, 2018 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    Marc de Guerre is a documentary writer and director who lives and works in Toronto, Canada. He has been making films since 2000. His films are reflective of his broad interests in the areas of popular culture, art; sexuality, and science and technology. From the murder of John Lennon, to Christian rock musicians in Nashville; […]


  3. FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: Lindsey Grayzel, Director of THE RELUCTANT RADICAL

    Posted March 19th, 2018 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? THE RELUCTANT RADICAL explores these questions by following activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. Ken breaks the law […]


  4. FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: Bing Liu, Director of MINDING THE GAP

    Posted March 19th, 2018 by jeffschmidt in Uncategorized

    MINDING THE GAP is the directorial debut for Bing Liu, who will be attending both the Salem Film Fest opening night screening at CinemaSalem on Thursday, March 22 at 8pm, as well as a special encore screening at Endicott College’s Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Rose Performance Hall on Saturday, March 24 at 4:30pm.  […]