Salem Film Fest is the largest documentary film festival in Massachusetts with films from around the world, running March 23- April 2, 2023. Screenings will take place at four locations: Peabody Essex Museum, Cinema Salem, National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, MA and The Cabot in Beverly, MA. For more information, visit www.SalemFilmFest.com
Here is the Program Schedule for the National Park Service Visitor Center.
Friday March 24 — 7:45pm at National Park Service Visitor Center
AN ACCIDENTAL LIFE
Speed climber Quinn Brett survives a near fatal climbing accident, but struggles to access the joy central to her being while rediscovering how to use her body without the use of her legs.
Saturday March 25 — 10:30am at National Park Service Visitor Center
Join us for a panel discussion regarding the “trust” required between filmmakers and film subjects when making a documentary.
Saturday March 25 — 12:30pm at National Park Service Visitor Center
Keeping It Reel
Our doc shorts showcase for Massachusetts high school students. Prizes awarded by Boris FX.
Saturday March 25 — 2:30pm at National Park Service Visitor Center
Mass Reality Check
Our doc shorts showcase for Massachusetts college and university students and recent graduates. A jury of film industry sponsors bestows the MRC Award with prizes provided by Boris FX and Talamas. Programming staff from SFF and representatives from Documentary Educational Resources and Women in Film and Video New England will meet with the winner to give career advice.
Saturday March 25 — 5:10pm at National Park Service Visitor Center
SHORTS BLOCK 3
Saturday March 25 — 7:45pm at National Park Service Visitor Center
CALL ME MULE
A feisty 65-year-old man and his three mules have roamed the West on foot for 30 years, struggling to maintain a nomadic lifestyle.