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SALEM CINEMA IS TEMPORARILY
CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19



In partnership with several of our movie studios, we are able to offer access to virtual screenings that will help to generate much-needed revenue and offer an addition to what we are offering on screen as well as an alternative for those not ready to venture out to the movies. In order for your purchase to support Salem Cinema, you must use the affiliate links below! Have questions? Check out our virtual screening FAQs here!

Not Rated. (103 mins.) in English
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Your purchase of RBG will support both Salem Cinema and the ACLU Women's Rights Projects, co-founded by Justice Ginsburg in 1972!


A VIRGIN AMONG THE LIVING DEAD

THE NUDE VAMPIRE

THE HOUSE OF EXORCISM

HOUSE OF WHIPCORD
Not Rated. (107 mins.) in English


“It's all a reminder of how vulnerable our world is - as vulnerable as the human heart.” - Richard Whitaker, Austin Chronicle


Not Rated. (84 mins.) in English


"Catherine Gund's Aggie is both a celebration of an extraordinary woman, and a call to arms for the viewer to think about how they too can enact change." - Orla Smith, Seventh Row


Not Rated. (92 mins.) in English


“Once Upon a River is a quiet, gorgeously shot meditative sojourn into the unknown.” - Sara Michelle Fetters, Movie Freak


Not Rated. (97 mins.) in English


Winner of the Best Documentary at the LA Femme Awards Gala!


Not Rated. (82 mins.) in English


“… what comes over so loudly, is their sheer joy of being a part of this rather wonderful old organization … after seeing 50 Fabulous Years it’s almost impossible not to want to wish them another 50 too.” - QUEER GURU


Not Rated. (84 mins.) in English


"Critic's Pick! The film is as beautifully composed as Uzzle's pictures...director Jethro Waters also shot the movie, a subtle feast of light and color."
- Glenn Kenny, The New York Times


Not Rated. (82 mins.) in English


"Major Arcana works on every level! It's very satisfying." - Film Threat


Not Rated. (90 mins.) in English


"Triggered offers a deeply cynical, Darwinian portrait of human nature in extremis – and no matter how close these characters come to their mortality, the formative trauma of their school days is never far behind." - Anton Bitel, VODzilla


Not Rated. (111 mins.) in English


"Remarkable, passionate and inspiring." - Comingsoon.net

Not Rated. (120 mins.) in English and in German wtih English subtitles


"This is a heartfelt and sympathetic story." - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian


Not Rated. (111 mins.) in English


“A moving portrait of a man taking deep stock of his life with great satisfaction and verve.” - Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times


Not Rated. (80 mins.) in Mandarin wtih English subtitles


"An extraordinary glimpse into the psychology, subtext and austere reality of modern Chinese culture." - Ted Fry, Seattle Times


 

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DUSK-TIL-DAWN "DRIVE-IN" MARATHON

This specially-curated spine-chilling DUSK-TIL-DAWN "DRIVE-IN" MARATHON package includes four films from some of the maniacal masters of Euro-horror!

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT KINO LORBER!

The thrills and chills continue as we prepare for a hair-raisingly haunting Halloween weekend!

A VIRGIN AMONG THE LIVING DEAD (1973)
(105 mins.) Not Rated. in French with English subtitles

Redemption celebrates the life and career of Jess Franco (1930- 2013) with a deluxe edition of his mystifying erotic thriller: A VIRGIN AMONG THE LIVING DEAD (Une vierge chez les morts vivant ). Christina von Blanc stars as a woman who journeys to her ancestral home and finds herself surrounded by the restless spirits of her eccentric family, who may or may not be alive.

Includes two complete versions of the film: Franco's original cut (CHRISTINA, PRINCESS OF EROTICISM) and the re-release version (A VIRGIN AMONG THE LIVING DEAD), which was expanded to incorporate zombie scenes directed by French horror auteur Jean Rollin (THE LIVING GIRL DEAD). Also included is the footage shot to create a third version of the film.

THE NUDE VAMPIRE (1970)
(88 mins.) Not Rated. in French with English subtitles

Wealthy industrialist Georges Radamante (Maurice Lemaitre) has dreams of immortality – not through his own achievements, but by finding a way to share the biochemistry of the mute, orphaned vampire woman (Catherine Cartier) who has been raised by hooded needle-stickers in isolation, deprived of exposure to human faces. Radamante's son Pierre (Olivier Martin, Rollin's real-life brother) innocently complicates matters while trying to infiltrate his father's private club. It is love at first sight and Pierre determines to liberate his beloved, a goal which attracts the companionship of other vampires, who plan a torch-carrying siege of Radamante's palatial compound.

Rollin's first color film and his first collaboration with director of photography Jean-Jacques Renon, THE NUDE VAMPIRE (La Vampire nue) is a curiously science fiction-tinged story in the then-fashionable style of Jean-Claude Forrest (Barbarella) and Metal hurlant artists Jean "Moebius" Giraud and Philippe Druillet.

A young playboy discovers his father is keeping a beautiful woman as a prisoner.

LISA AND THE DEVIL aka THE HOUSE OF EXORCISM (1975)
(92 mins.) Rated R. in English

Regarded as Mario Bava's most personal and unconventional film, LISA AND THE DEVIL (Lisa e il diavolo) is a diabolical thriller flavored with the dreadful imagery and tormenting logic of an endless nightmare. Elke Sommer stars as a tourist in Spain who, upon seeing the image of a bald, grinning devil in an ancient fresco, wanders away from her group and finds herself drawn into a confounding labyrinth of mystery — lured ever deeper by a mysterious figure (Telly Savalas) who may in fact be the fresco's Satan made flesh.

HOUSE OF WHIPCORD (1974)
(102 mins.) Rated R. in English

In HOUSE OF WHIPCORD, fashion model Ann-Marie (Penny Irving) is lured into a private reform school where she is punished for her sexually liberated behavior by a zealous warden (Barbara Markham). The warden and her doddering husband established this house of horrors to stifle the sexual revolution, imprisoning and killing those who offended their moral propriety. Only Ann-Marie's liberated roommate (Ann Michelle) can help her escape. This politically provocative women-in-prison movie was made in reaction to the rise of The Nationwide Festival of Light, a conservative group established to protest sex and violence in the British media.


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THE DARK DIVIDE

Filmed in Oregon and Washington! A soulful, refreshing journey, THE DARK DIVIDE is an eye-opening reminder to not only protect our unpredictable planet but to relish in the beauty of exploring it!

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT PUBLIC HOUSE FILMS!

THE DARK DIVIDE is based on the true story of renowned butterfly expert Dr. Robert Pyle's (David Cross) perilous 1995 journey across one of America’s largest undeveloped wildlands. At the urging of his dying wife Thea (Debra Messing), the shy author finds himself in over his head on an epic, life-changing expedition through Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest in search of new species of butterflies. Over the course of his six-week adventure, Pyle battles self-doubt, the grueling trail and the people and creatures who call this forest home. And, somewhere deep in the heart of The Dark Divide, he makes a discovery that challenges everything he knows about the natural world.

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AGGIE

Exploring the nexus of art, race and justice, AGGIE is the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes “Aggie” Gund’s life and legacy.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT STRAND RELEASING!

In AGGIE, Emmy-nominated director Catherine Gund focuses on her mother’s journey to give viewers an understanding of the power of art to transform consciousness and inspire social change. Internationally recognized for her robust and prescient support of artists – particularly women and people of color – and her unwavering commitment to social justice issues, Aggie has discovered a new way of looking at the world. The film opens with Aggie selling Roy Lichtenstein’s “Masterpiece” For $165 million to start the Art for Justice Fund. The proceeds fuel a monumental effort to reform the American criminal justice system and end mass incarceration. Capturing Aggie as a true maverick, this dynamic documentary demonstrates the unique role and potential of collectors and benefactors to use art to fight justice. This is untapped terrain, and we see Aggie leading the way.

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ONCE UPON A RIVER

An uncompromising and empathetic tale, ONCE UPON A RIVER is a sweet and evocative coming-of-age odyssey.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT FILM MOVEMENT!

Based on the best-selling novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, ONCE UPON A RIVER is the story of Native American teenager Margo Crane in 1970s rural Michigan. After enduring a series of traumas and tragedies, Margo (newcomer Kenadi DelaCerna) sets out on a journey down the Stark River in search of her estranged mother. On the water, Margo encounters friends, foes, wonders and dangers, and while navigating life on her own, she comes to understand her potential, all while healing the wounds of her past. Written and directed by Haroula Rose, this midwestern gothic Americana story is an excellent American parable about the consequences of our favorite ideal, freedom.

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SHE IS THE OCEAN

SHE IS THE OCEAN is a gorgeous, in-depth exploration into the lives of nine astonishing women from the four corners of the globe who share one thing in common: a profound love for the Sea.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT BLUE FOX ENTERTAINMENT!

In a unique documentary concept, director Inna Blohina selected nine remarkable women to create a portrait of what could be a metaphor for one woman’s ocean life through all her ages. Starting with three women who engage in the thrill of ocean sports, to a famed scientist who plunges into the deepest depths on the edge of human survival, to a cliff diver who is hailed as “The bravest woman in Germany,” SHE IS THE OCEAN captures the common thread that bonds them together, both how it has formed their lives and given them meaning beyond the normal constraints of society. Their love for the sea is so profound that they have chosen to make the ocean the center of their physical, philosophical and professional lives.

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a percentage of all ticket sales goes directly to Salem Cinema!

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50 YEARS OF FABULOUS

With 50 YEARS OF FABULOUS, the oldest, and most glamorous, surviving LGBTQ+ charity organization in the U.S. gets the documentary it deserves!

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT FRAMELINE!

This engaging feature documentary recounts the rich history of the Imperial Council, the oldest LGBTQ charity organization in the world. Founded in San Francisco by renowned activist, drag queen and performer José Sarria – the first openly gay man to run for political office in the United States – the Council has helped shape LGBTQ life and social history in San Francisco and the world throughout the last five decades. From its genesis as a critical public space for the community to its vital role in the advocacy for LGBTQ+ human rights, 50 YEARS OF FABULOUS documents the full scope of the organization’s historical evolution up to its contemporary struggle in finding relevance – both in the wake of social progress it has helped foster, and in light of a newly empowered political coalition committed to rolling back a half-century of civil rights achievements.

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F11 AND BE THERE

Because of its behind-the-scenes depiction of a man with the soul of a true artist, F11 AND BE THERE should be required viewing for aspiring artists everywhere. In a world filled with darkness, this film shines a little light.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT FIRST RUN FEATURES!

F11 AND BE THERE is an exploration of the life and work of iconic American photographer Burk Uzzle. For 65 years and counting, Uzzle has created some of the most iconic photographs in American history. From Martin Luther King to Woodstock to America's small towns and back roads, Uzzle's photographs have provided a breathtaking commentary on American civil rights, race, social justice and art. An electrifying fusion of music, image and dialogue, F11 AND BE THERE captures the life and artistry of one of our most unique American photographers.

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MAJOR ARCANA

A stunning, back-to-basics film, MAJOR ARCANA is a deeply affecting visual poem.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT GOOD DEED ENTERTAINMENT!

Set in the backwoods of Vermont, this lyrical, lilting film follows Dink (Ujon Tokarski), an itinerant carpenter struggling to end a legacy of alcoholism and poverty as he attempts to build a log cabin by hand. His plans are complicated when he reunites with Sierra (Tara Summers), a woman with whom he shares a difficult past, and he is forced to reconcile his old life with his new one. MAJOR ARCANA works on absolutely every level to convey the sense and feel of a place in slow decay, as well as the sad futility of an attempt to find some familiar hope in the crash site of a former life.

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TRIGGERED

An explosive and electrifying tale of the fickle foundations of friendships, TRIGGERED takes us on a journey of primal instinct to survive at all costs.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT SAMUEL GOLDWYN!

With TRIGGERED, Salem Cinema is starting our build up to Halloween and all things spooky, scary and sinister! Nine friends, each harboring a dark secret, go camping in the woods. After a wild night of partying, they wake up with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks. They decide to work out how to disarm the bombs or find help - until they discover that they can add time to their own clocks by killing each other. TRIGGERED, a horrifically, hilariously self-aware millennial riff on BATTLE ROYALE, fizzes ferociously with snappy, quotable dialogue and disarming quips about.


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HERB ALPERT IS...

Championing the musician as a multi-faceted man of many passions, HERB ALPERT IS...paints a portrait of the sensitive artist and self-described card-carrying introvert as someone who prefers to let his art speak for him.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ABRAMORAMA!

With his trumpet he turned the Tijuana Brass into gold, earning 15 gold and 14 platinum records; He has won nine Grammy Awards between 1966 and 2014, and received the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2012. Herb co-founded the indie label, A & M Records with his business partner, Jerry Moss, which recorded artists as varied as Carole King, Cat Stevens, The Carpenters, Janet Jackson, Peter Frampton, Joe Cocker, Quincy Jones, Sergio Mendes, and The Police. A&M would go on to become one of the most successful independent labels in history. He has shown his striking work as an abstract painter and sculptor worldwide, and through the Herb Alpert Foundation, he has given significant philanthropic support of educational programs in the arts. John Scheinfeld’s documentary HERB ALPERT IS... profiles the artist, now 85, mostly from the perspective of colleagues like Questlove, Sting, and Bill Moyers. In their words, this shy, unassuming trumpeter is a musical, artistic and philanthropic heavyweight.
Included is a special Q&A with director John Scheinfeld and Herb Alpert, moderated by Grammy Museum's Artistic Director Scott Goldman, as well as a reel of surprise toasts!

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THE KEEPER

Based on a true story, THE KEEPER is an engaging and warm journey through the career of one of football's finest.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MENEMSHA!

THE KEEPER tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross, THE READER), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, marries a local Englishwoman and secures the position of goalkeeper at Manchester City, becoming a true football legend. His signing causes outrage to thousands of fans, many of them Jewish, but when Bert receives unexpected support from a Rabbi who fled the Nazis, he wins over even his harshest opponents. THE KEEPER is ultimately an extraordinary love story between a young couple who together overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

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OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE

The renowned neurologist and literary giant is posthumously celebrated in OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE, a profound, highly engaging and deeply personal memoir.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT ZEITGEIST FILMS!

A month after receiving a fatal diagnosis in January 2015, Oliver Sacks sat down with filmmaker Ric Burns for a series of filmed interviews in his apartment in New York City. For eighty hours, he talked about his life and work, battles with drug addiction, homophobia, a medical establishment that long shunned his pioneering work on cognitive disorders, and his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world and the place of human beings within it. Drawing on these deeply personal reflections, as well as nearly two dozen interviews with close friends, family members, colleagues and patients, and archival material, this film is the story of a beloved doctor and writer who redefined our understanding of the mysteries of the mind.

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STILL LIFE

Elegantly photographed, STILL LIFE is striking, sublime, soulful art.

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT BIG WORLD PICTURES!

STILL LIFE is an empathetic portrait of those left behind by a modernized society as well as a unique hybrid of documentary and fiction. Great changes have come to the town of Fengjie due to the construction of a hydro project and countless families that had lived there for generations are forced to relocate. Fengjie’s old town, with its 2000-year history, has been torn down and submerged forever, leaving the local community no where to go. With things that still need to be salvaged and others that must be abandoned, life-changing choices face the townspeople. In the process they too will have to decide what is worth holding onto in their lives and what they need to let go of.

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RBG

In tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's accomplished life, Magnolia Pictures is making their outstanding documentary available to purchase and are donating all their proceeds to the ACLU Women's Rights Project! RBG provides an engaging, enlightening and entertaining look into Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's intellect, work ethic, bone-deep decency and life-long commitment to justice!

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MAGNOLIA PICTURES!

Now includes a nearly hour-long interview with directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen.

This compelling and courageous documentary details precisely how Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vigorous dissenting opinion and ferocious 20-push-up workouts earned the tiny, soft-spoken intellectual giant the iconic title Notorious RBG. Sadly now gone at 87, her strategic, trailblazing work in defining gender-discrimination created unprecedented legal advancements for women’s rights and equality. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric and engaging story of a woman who, refusing to relinquish her passionate duty, was a true force with which to be reckoned and will remain a major part of the American landscape forever.


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in our virtual screening room until Thursday, August 27th

 

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VIRTUAL SCREENING FAQS

Every new release we offer will be available through the individual distributor’s websites and streaming services. You’ll be taken to their websites to purchase and watch the film, but a portion of your ticket will help support Salem Cinema. You will be sent an email after your purchase with a streaming link for the film that includes how long you have to watch your film before your link expires. All prices are set by the studios and in order for your purchase to support Salem Cinema, you must use the affiliate links above!

The easiest way to get content from your computer (from your emailed link) to your TV screen is to “mirror” what’s on your computer to your TV with an HDMI cord.  Simply connect your computer to your TV with the cord and you are set!

If your TV allows you to log on to the internet, you can navigate to your email account, and then play the film from the link sent to you by the distributor.


Other options: How do I watch on my TV?

It depends on the TV you have, there are several options.

Chromecast

You can cast a video from your computer or smart device (phone, iPad) using the following steps

  • Open the movie on your device (computer or phone)

  • At the bottom right of the screen you should see the casting icon. It looks like this: casting icon on mobile device

  • If you don’t see that icon and you’re casting from a computer in the Chrome browser, you can open the menu in the upper right corner of the window (or the View menu) and select “Cast”

  • Once you select that button, it should give you the option to select a nearby device, so you’d then select your Chromecast. If you don’t see your Chromecast, make sure both devices are on the same wireless network

You can find more details on the Chromecast website.


Apple TV

You can do that using a method called AirPlay! Here is how to do it:

  • Open the movie on your iPhone or iPad

  • At the bottom right of the video window you should see the AirPlay icon. It looks like this: AirPlay icon

  • Once you tap the icon, select “Apple TV” from the list of devices

And that should be it! You can also find these instructions and more information on the Apple website.


Roku

You can cast a video from your computer or device (phone, ipad, etc) using the following steps:

  • Open the movie on your device

  • At the bottom right of the screen you should see the casting icon. It looks like this: casting icon on mobile device

  • Once you select that button, it should give you the option to select a nearby device, so you’d then select your Roku/Chromecast.

  • If you don’t see your Roku/Chromecast, make sure both devices are on the same wireless network. The channel should launch automatically and playback will begin!


Watching from an App or Channel on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, etc

Some Smart TVs will let you download Apps from distributors on to your smart TV – then you can sign in to the app and watch the film through the app.

Learn how to download an App on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Firestick


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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