Salem Film Fest

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The Longest Year

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

The Longest Year
2017 | Directed by Jessie Beers-Altman

The Longest Year represents a filmmaker’s attempt to understand and work through a personal, tragic, life-altering event through the memories of friends and loved ones who shared the experience.

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The Vendors

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

2017 | Directed by Matt Elicone

New England flea market vendors reflect on their role in the subculture. Through interviews, they talk about what they sell and why, along with other various topics. The Vendors encapsulates overall flea market culture, the community, the items for sale, and most importantly, the individual vendors themselves.

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Eastie

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

2017 | Directed by Blake Smith

Eastie is a film about Cucchiello’s Bakery being pushed out of East Boston after 70 years in business. We made the film in hopes of bringing to light the effects that gentrification can have on small businesses such as this one.

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Project Puffin

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

Project Puffin
2018 | Directed by Vanessa Kahn

Take a trip off the coast of Maine and visit the country’s only colony of Atlantic Puffins. Follow these pint-sized seabirds across the island of Eastern Egg Rock, where researchers and interns work to continue to preserve this species in an effort which is forty-four years in the making.

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Praying For Change

Sep 2017 | Posted by:

Praying For Change
2017 | Directed by Brian McPartlan

A documentary on homelessness and the journey of Leroy Bailey who’s God-appointed mission is to walk the perimeter of the United States, raising awareness and money to build shelters and hope centers across the country for the homeless.

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Pan-

Sep 2017 | Posted by:

Pan-
2016 | Directed by Dennis Tsai

A video portrait of Christina Nealis talking about her sexual orientation, including the journey of self-discovery and struggles of being pan-sexual.

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The Sisters

Sep 2017 | Posted by:

The Sisters
2016 | Directed by Guangya Zeng

An intimate portrait documentary about a woman who runs an antique shop in downtown Boston.

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The First Thought

Sep 2016 | Posted by:

2016 | Directed by Elayne Cronin

A mother learns to let go of her son who is addicted to heroin.