CinemaSalem Blog


What I See – Photographs by Jeff Dykes

Opening reception Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7:00
Photographs on view April 2nd through April 28th.

WHAT I SEE is a collection of photographs by Jeff Dykes featuring both
color and black-and-white archival prints. Jeff identifies himself as
an image maker. He looks at the world in great detail, loves light and
moods, shoots …

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SFF 2015

The Salem Film Festival is less than a week away! We are going to talk about passes, tickets, rules, and some basic information so you’re ready for anything.

We have three different kind of passes you can purchase for the festival. Single tickets are $11 for adults and $9 for seniors (ages 60+)  and students …

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Upcoming films and events!

Sometimes programming a theater can be difficult. Especially this time of year, heading into awards season, when there is almost too much good stuff out there. Times like these, we like to turn to you, our loyal customers to see what you want us to show. After polling via our social media we narrowed it …

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Hey guys just a heads up!

Dear devoted patrons,

At CinemaSalem, we value our dedicated and talented staff, and to assure they and other retail workers can earn a living wage, we have supported the recent minimum wage increase that went into effect January 1. You’ll notice that, to fund this wage increase, we have adjusted our admission and concession prices.…

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Special Showings

We are super excited to announce that our “Friends of CinemaSalem” subscription is here and ready to be yours! This card will either get you in to one of our special screenings for free or at a great discount. The FoCS Individual card is gives the discount to you and one guest for the price …

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Get your zombie on with “[REC] 4: Apocalypse”!

Horror fans and zombie enthusiasts – hot on the heels of the extremely popular Australian horror flick The Babadook, we’ve decided to bring in yet another horror movie. [REC] 4: Apocalypse, the fourth film in the popular Spanish language franchise will be playing in our screening room for one week starting on Friday, …

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Most exciting premieres in November at CinemaSalem!

Like always, November is stacked with must see films. We have 3 premiers of the top movies coming out this month. All tickets are on sale now!

On November 6th at 7pm you can see the much anticipated Big Hero 6! This is the first animated Marvel/Disney film to hit screens and so far …

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American Bear: An Adventure in the Kindness of Strangers

This documentary follows Sarah Selmman and Greg Grano on their adventure through 30 states in 60 days. Their goal was to explore the American culture with a focus on human compassion and our fear of one another. They enter a new city everyday and talk to people around town and try to see if anyone …

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Great events coming up!

Hey everyone! We hope your October is going as awesomely as possible. We have some great events coming this up in the next few weeks that you should come to.

From October 20th-23rd (only one show on the 23rd) Tusk will be playing. It is the new Kevin Smith horror film starring Justin Long, Genesis …

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Guide to Enjoying CinemaSalem in October!

Hi there faithful CinemaSalem patrons! It’s time for my annual plea that you stick with us during the month of October. I know it’s trying at times to navigate the city we all love so much when it becomes so crowed, but yet again, I’m here to petition you to keep your movie going habits …

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CinemaSalem is a four-screen independent community movie theater located in historic downtown Salem, MA. Focusing on quality first-run feature films, art films, and passionate documentaries, CinemaSalem is a friendly and affordable alternative to the megaplex experience, and features the best popcorn you've ever tasted! Perhaps that's why filmlovers recently voted it the "Best North Shore Movie Theater." [Learn More]