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We have heard from so many of you about all of the ways in which Salem Cinema has enhanced our community and your lives. Thank you for those stories and for your fervent hope that we can make it up this big hill. Your love and loyalty has been reflected in the donations that you've sent up to this point and we appreciate each and every one of you!
Our wonderful friends and long-time customers, Bruce and Heather Johnson, set up a GoFundMe for Salem Cinema very quickly after we had to shut our doors in March. We are thankful for every one of you who have donated in the past 8 months! Go, little, GoFundMe, go!
We are so excited to be able to continue to offer a virtual screening room of options each week! Studios have been so very generous in the ways in which they've offered their movies to independent movie theaters. Watching our movies from home is as much about supporting Salem Cinema as it is about the movies themselves.
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Salem Cinema has been a cultural hub of our thriving city since 1982, dedicated to enriching our community by providing year-round films, educational programs, and a venue for engaging activities. We present the richness of American and world cinema, including live-filmed performances such as theatre, dance, opera and other musical events and see film as a source of cultural literacy, learning and vision for the future as well as a place for discovery, community and delight.
In addition to broadening horizons and cultural awareness and understanding through the art of film, we are proud to offer a fundraising asset to our many local non-profit organizations by way of hosting movie benefit nights in partnership with their own missions.
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The Courier opens Friday, May 14th! United States/UK. 2020. Directed by Dominic Cooke. (112 mins.) Rated PG-13. [CC,AD]
There's a slow-burning elegance to the true-life British espionage drama THE COURIER, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK's MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis. Director Dominic Cooke's well-crafted and finely-acted film is another jewel in the spy-thriller canon.
The Truffle Hunters Italy/Greece/United States. 2020. Directed by Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw. (84 mins.) Rated PG-13. in Italian with English subtitles
Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle — which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation. They're guided by a secret culture and training passed down through generations, as well as by the noses of their cherished and expertly-trained dogs. They live a simpler, slower way of life, untethered to cell phone screens or the internet, opting instead to make their food and drink by hand and prioritizing in-person connections and community. It soon becomes clear, these aging men may just hold something much more valuable than even this prized delicacy: the secret to a rich and meaningful life.
Limbo UK. 2021. Directed by Ben Sharrock. (103 mins.) Rated R. [CC,AD] in English and in Arabic with English subtitles
Recently nominated for two BAFTA® awards for Best British Film and Best Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer, LIMBO is a wry and poignant observation of the refugee experience, set on a fictional remote Scottish island where a group of new arrivals await the results of their asylum claims. It centers on Omar, a young Syrian musician who is burdened by his grandfather's oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland. Reflecting the complexity of the movement of people across borders has been a long-held passion for director and writer Ben Sharrock, who spent time working for an NGO in refugee camps in southern Algeria and living in Damascus in 2009 shortly before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. There, he formed a network of friends whose personal stories inspired the film.
Together Together United States. 2021. Directed by Nikole Beckwith. (90 mins.) Rated R. [CC,AD]
A triumph of humanity and hilarity from director Nikole Beckwith, this funny, comforting and straightforward story surrounding surrogacy is ultimately a reminder of the importance of human connection. When young loner Anna (Patti Harrison is a revelation) is hired as the gestational surrogate for Matt (Ed Helms in his best role to date), a single man in his 40s who wants a child, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of boundaries and the many particulars of love. TOGETHER TOGETHER is light and witty, packed with laughs, touching moments and two stellar lead performances.
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