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Salem Film Fest 2018

All Films & Events

  1. SHORTS BLOCK 4

    USA and Poland / 2017 / 80 mins
    SHORTS BLOCK 4

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Sunday, March 25, 12:00pm


  2. SIBERIAN LOVE

    Olga Delane / Russia via Germany / 2016 / 82 mins
    In Siberia, a German filmmaker confronts traditional beliefs about marriage, life and love.
    SIBERIAN LOVE

    CinemaSalem
    Wednesday, March 28, 6:00pm


  3. SKID ROW MARATHON

    Mark Hayes / USA, Ghana, Italy / 2017 / 84 mins
    A judge starts a running club on Los Angeles’ notorious Skid Row to help recovering addicts and convicts reclaim their dignity.
    SKID ROW MARATHON

    CinemaSalem
    Monday, March 26, 6:00pm


  4. A SUITABLE GIRL

    Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra / India via USA / 2017 / 93 mins
    Three young women strive to reconcile their “new India” contemporary values, identities and dreams with their ancient tradition of arranged marriages.
    A SUITABLE GIRL

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Sunday, March 25, 2:00pm


  5. TASMANIA, THE US-MEXICO BORDER, AND MASSACHUSETTS: Global Connections to the Local Overdose Crisis

    Elayne Cronin / USA / 2018
    This three screen video installation visualizes how global drug flows are transforming our everyday lives during the opioid overdose crisis in Massachusetts.
    TASMANIA, THE US-MEXICO BORDER, AND MASSACHUSETTS: Global Connections to the Local Overdose Crisis

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

    TASMANIA, THE US-MEXICO BORDER, AND MASSACHUSETTS: Global Connections to the Local Overdose Crisis

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

    TASMANIA, THE US-MEXICO BORDER, AND MASSACHUSETTS: Global Connections to the Local Overdose Crisis

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

    TASMANIA, THE US-MEXICO BORDER, AND MASSACHUSETTS: Global Connections to the Local Overdose Crisis

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


  6. THIS IS HOME

    Alexandra Shiva / USA / 2018 / 91 mins
    An intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing.
    THIS IS HOME

    The Cabot
    Friday, March 23, 6:45pm Buy Tickets


  7. WAITING FOR THE SUN

    Kaspar Astrup Schröder / China via Germany / 2017 / 93 mins
    The children of China's death row inmates long for their imprisoned parents.
    WAITING FOR THE SUN

    PEM Morse Auditorium
    Saturday, March 24, 3:10pm


  8. THE WAR IN BETWEEN

    Riccardo Ferraris / USA / 2018 / 66 mins
    An incredible bond develops between combat veterans and rescued wolves, both suffering from PTSD.
    THE WAR IN BETWEEN

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Friday, March 23, 3:30pm


  9. SALEM FILM FEST KICK-OFF PARTY

    Event / 120 mins
    Join friends old and new for drinks and small bites as we celebrate the opening night of Salem Film Fest!
    SALEM FILM FEST KICK-OFF PARTY

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


  10. THE MASS REALITY CHECK

    Event / 90 mins
    A college doc shorts showcase for college and university students and recent graduates working in short documentary and experimental documentary film.
    THE MASS REALITY CHECK

    National Park Service Visitor Center
    Friday, March 23, 1:00pm Free Admission