Excellent article in the Salem News
and another Excellent article in the Boston Globe
Salem Film Fest is a leading all-documentary film fest showcasing a rich and diverse roster of films from around the globe. Come to Salem. See the World.
Sunday, March 10 at 7:15pm / Tue, March 12 at 6:30pm
A lyrical portrait of families living in shacks built upon stilts in the water slums of
Sunday, March 10 at 2:30pm
The late-in-life rise of a 62-year-old soul singer—from life in a housing project to Rolling Stone’s top 50.
Saturday, March 9 at 1pm at Peabody Essex Museum
In his late 80s, photographer Saul Leiter deals with clearing his apartment, becoming world famous and fending off a pesky filmmaker.
Saturday, March 9 at 12 noon
Sunday, March 10 at 10:30am / Monday, March 11 at 6pm Thursday, March 14 at 8pm
Sunday, March 10 at 12:45pm / Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30pm
A film about fertility—an ode to womanhood and the body.
Saturday, March 9 at 3:30pm at
Saturday, March 9 at 2:30pm
A small-time ride operator and his beloved carnival contraption become casualties in the battle over the future of
A college documentary shorts showcase for
Unless otherwise noted, all films are screened at CinemaSalem, One East India Square, Salem, MA.
Don't forget that the Tavern at the Hawthorne Hotel serves meals from 11 am to 11 pm daily, so if you get into a situation where the "normal" meal times do not work for you because you are immersed in films, stop over here to have a bite to eat.
I hope to see you here, or there.