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Salem Film Fest 2018

All Films & Events

  1. American Experience presents INTO THE AMAZON

    John Maggio / Brazil via USA / 2017 / 100 mins
    A remarkable 1913 expedition by President Teddy Roosevelt and Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rainforest.
    American Experience presents INTO THE AMAZON

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 24, 12:15pm CLOSE TO SELLOUT


  2. ARMED WITH FAITH

    Geeta Gandbhir and Asad Faruqi / Pakistan via USA / 2017 / 74 mins
    The brave men of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bomb Disposal Unit patrol the lawless front lines of the war against terrorism in Pakistan.
    ARMED WITH FAITH

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 25, 2:15pm


  3. BEAUTY AND RUIN

    Marc de Guerre / USA via Canada / 2017 / 75 mins
    Does art matter to a city on the verge of extinction? With Detroit in bankruptcy, masterworks from the Detroit Institute of Art are in peril.
    BEAUTY AND RUIN

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 24, 8:10pm SOLD OUT


  4. BECOMING WHO I WAS

    Moon Chang-Yong and Jeon Jin / India via South Korea / 2017 / 95 mins
    A boy discovers that he is the reincarnation of a Tibetan monk and takes an epic journey with his godfather in a story of faith and unconditional love.
    BECOMING WHO I WAS

    CinemaSalem
    Thursday, March 29, 7:00pm WAIT LIST


  5. BETWEEN LAND AND SEA

    Ross Whitaker / Ireland / 2017 / 91 mins
    Set against the backdrop of Ireland’s stunning west coast, this portrait of a Big Wave surf community is both intimate and epic.
    BETWEEN LAND AND SEA

    CinemaSalem
    Wednesday, March 28, 8:00pm SOLD OUT -- WAIT LIST ONLY


  6. BLACK MEMORABILIA

    Chico Colvard / USA, China / 2018 / 63 mins
    A poetic portrait of the people who consume, manufacture and assume the identities of collectibles that stereotype and demean African Americans.
    BLACK MEMORABILIA

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Sunday, March 25, 2:30pm


  7. THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP

    Erik Ljung / USA / 2017 / 90 mins
    A black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia is shot and killed by a Milwaukee policeman - his family searches for justice and reform.
    THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP

    CinemaSalem
    Friday, March 23, 6:45pm


  8. BUNCH OF KUNST: A FILM ABOUT SLEAFORD MODS

    Christine Franz / Germany, UK / 2017 / 102 mins
    Sleaford Mods, have been called "the angriest band in Britain." A story of three guys taking on the music business on their own terms.
    BUNCH OF KUNST: A FILM ABOUT SLEAFORD MODS

    CinemaSalem
    Saturday, March 24, 7:30pm


  9. CIELO

    Alison McAlpine / Chile via Canada / 2017 / 78 mins
    A love poem for the night sky, as experienced in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
    CIELO

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 25, 11:45am


  10. Salem Film Fest presents DAWNLAND

    Adam Mazo, Ben Pender-Cudlip / Special Screening / USA / 2018 / 86 mins
    A story of stolen children and cultural survival: inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans.
    Salem Film Fest presents DAWNLAND

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, September 21, 7:00pm Buy Tickets