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Salem Film Fest 2018

Films

  1. DIRTBAG

    Dave O’Leske / USA, Canada, China / 2017 / 95 mins
    Fred Beckey is the original American “Dirtbag” mountaineer whose name evokes mystery, adulation and vitriol.
    DIRTBAG

    CinemaSalem
    Monday, March 26, 8:00pm


  2. THE EXPERIMENTAL CITY

    Chad Freidrichs / USA / 2017 / 95 mins
    A visionary scientist, alarmed by the growing environmental crisis in 1960s America, dreams up a futuristic metropolis.
    THE EXPERIMENTAL CITY

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 24, 5:35pm


  3. FATHER’S KINGDOM

    Lenny Feinberg / USA / 2017 / 94 mins
    Father Divine once had over a million followers but his story is little known because of his claim to be God incarnate.
    FATHER’S KINGDOM

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Saturday, March 24, 2:20pm


  4. GREENLAND MELTING: A Walk-Around Virtual Reality Film

    Catherine Upin, Julia Cort, Raney Aronson-Rath, and Nonny de la Peña / Greenland via USA / 2018 / 12 mins
    Greenland’s glaciers are melting faster and faster. To understand why, and what this might mean for the rest of the world, FRONTLINE and NOVA — two of PBS’s flagship series based at WGBH — teamed up with Emblematic Group, X-Rez Studio and Realtra to bring this story to life as never before.
    GREENLAND MELTING: A Walk-Around Virtual Reality Film

    Old Town Hall
    Thursday, March 22, 5:30pm Free Admission

    GREENLAND MELTING: A Walk-Around Virtual Reality Film

    Old Town Hall
    Friday, March 23, 4:00pm Free Admission

    GREENLAND MELTING: A Walk-Around Virtual Reality Film

    Old Town Hall
    Saturday, March 24, 12:00pm Free Admission

    GREENLAND MELTING: A Walk-Around Virtual Reality Film

    Old Town Hall
    Sunday, March 25, 12:00pm Free Admission


  5. THE JUDGE

    Erika Cohn / Palestine via USA / 2017 / 82 mins
    The first woman judge to sit on a West Bank Palestinian Shari’a court redefines how the law treats women.
    THE JUDGE

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March 25, 4:50pm


  6. LAST STAND AT DODGE

    Beth Cloutier / USA / 2018 / 78 mins
    NORTH SHORE SPOTLIGHT - After a 13 year residency at the Dodge Street Bar and Grill, the band members of “Fats Hammond” and the club’s colorful owner struggle to stay afloat.
    LAST STAND AT DODGE

    The Cabot
    Friday, March 23, 9:20pm Buy Tickets


  7. MERMAIDS

    Ali Weinstein / USA via Canada / 2017 / 76 mins
    The allure of an ancient myth through the story of women who are part of a “mermaiding” subculture.
    MERMAIDS

    CinemaSalem
    Saturday, March 24, 2:40pm


  8. MINDING THE GAP

    Bing Liu / USA / 2018 / 93 mins
    Three young skateboarders bond together to escape volatile families as unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
    MINDING THE GAP

    CinemaSalem
    Thursday, March 22, 8:00pm


  9. MOLE MAN

    Guy Fiorita / USA / 2017 / 87 mins
    An autistic man builds an extraordinary 50-room maze-like structure in his backyard.
    MOLE MAN

    CinemaSalem
    Sunday, March 25, 4:40pm SOLD OUT -- WAIT LIST ONLY


  10. MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END

    Pablo Bryant / USA / 2017 / 70 mins
    An outrageous editorial cartoonist tries to raise a family and maintain his defiant voice when dangerous humor has no market.
    MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Friday, March 23, 8:10pm