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“It’s More Than Ok To Be Takei”

Spencer Blohm did a write up for us on George Takei and his new documentary coming to our Screening Room on August 22nd!

It’s More Than Ok To Be Takei

George Takei’s journey to becoming the pop culture icon he is today has been a long, and sometimes rocky, one. His incredible story of perseverance, …

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July means documentaries!

Throughout all of July you will be able to see a documentary in our Screening Room. Here is a list of everything that will be playing and on what dates.

We kick of July (July 4th) with the film Citizen Koch. This film was supposed to be out a year ago, but the funding …

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“The Expendables 3″ Trailer

The Expendables has turned out to be the little franchise that could. Starting out as a small budget 80′s action movie throwback, bringing together the big name action stars of old with the newer, more contemporary action movie regulars, the first movie ended up being a massive hit, spawning 2 sequels, the most recent of …

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The Human Scale

The Human Scale made it’s debut at this past Salem Film Festival and now it is back for an encore. This Saturday we will be having a FREE screening at 10am. You can get your pass at our box office now!

If you didn’t get a chance to see what the movie or see read …

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Transformers: Age of Extinction

Next Friday, June 27th, we will be showing Transformers: Age of Extinction in 2D and 3D! Michael Bay is still directing, but I’m really liking the new casting lead with Mark Wahlberg. I think they worked really well together in Pain and Gain and I’m hoping it can be brought over to the Transformers universe.  …

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Ida Comes to the Screening Room 6/13!


Set in the 1960′s in Poland, Ida is a black and white foreign drama about a young orphan who is about to take her vows as a nun when she finds out her family was hiding something about her identity.

Ida comes to the Screening Room this Friday!

Won Best Film at the London …

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Films and Showtimes Friday, June 13 through Thursday, June 19

How to Train Your Dragon 2
PG 1hr 55min
“When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.”

Fri: 6:30 PM
Sat & Sun: (11:00 AM), …

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The Human Scale  

The Human Scale Free Screening – Saturday, June 21 at 10 am

One of the 2014 Salem Film Fest docs that created the most buzz was The Human Scale, a fascinating glimpse of city planners and architects who are transforming urban spaces around the world into intimate places for human interaction. Join us for this free screening.…

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To Be Takei

To Be Takei will be coming to the Screening Room August 22nd! If you couldn’t guess it is a documentary about George Takei. A way better sysnopsis from the creators of the film, ” Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship …

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I’m not sure if you know, but there is a new film movement in France dubbed the “new vibe” movement. This movement revives around the suburban Arab and African neighborhoods of Paris. I learned about this movement through a trailer for a film that was screened at Cannes. This film stars KT Gorique, a female …

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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]