Archive for the ‘Community’ Category


Halloween Weekend 2015

We are approaching the last few days of our Haunted Happenings 2015 celebrations here in Salem.

Our hours will go as followed:

  • Friday: 10:45am-10:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:45-5pm
  • Sunday: 10:45am-7:30pm

We will be showing The True 1692 in 3D, History of Halloween, The Scouts Guide of the Zombie Apocalypse, Crimson Peak, and The Martian. On Sunday, True …

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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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Pride Weekend Agenda

We will be celebrating our pride weekend (June 20th-June 22nd) our own special way!

To kick it off (June 20th) we will be having a special one time showing of The Birdcage at 10:30pm. It will be free for Kickstarter Backers and Friends and general admission for all you cool people. Tickets are up for …

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Going all sorts of artsy up in here!

CinemaSalem will love to welcome Mary Beth Bainbridge to our family. She is now our Art Curator for any and all lobby art you will be setting your lucky eyes on. We have a few art receptions in the making for our next few exhibits as well as the current one dawning the walls.

The …

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Winter Olympics

Do you have free time before or after your movie? Waiting to pick someone up and have nothing to do? Well we will be playing the Winter Olympics in our Cafe all day! Come on down, grab a coffee, a seat, and watch history on fold. They start at 2:30pm today and we hope to …

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The Oscar Shorts will be showing in our Screening Room Jan 31st-Feb 7th!

It’s not even mid-December yet and already we’re gearing up and getting pumped for the New Year.

January 31st though February 7th we will be showing the 2014 Oscar Shorts in our Screening Room!

The nominees haven’t been chosen yet but we know we will be showing: Live Action, Animation, and Documentary shorts!

Nominations will …

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Word on the street is Tardar Sauce has a star on Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame”

We all have a special place in our hearts for the disgruntled, little Grumpy Cat. The latest buzz on many popular social networks is that Grumpy Cat too has a special place, a star on the most famous sidewalk in the United States, Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. While not yet starring in any Hollywood films, …

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Casablanca Tonight at 8:30! Be sure to check out some great art while you’re here!

Casablanca will be showing tonight on the big screen at 8:30pm! This is a backer and “Friend of CinemaSalem” event so bring your cards and get in free! General admission for anyone who does not have a subscription or a backer card.

While you’re here, be sure to check out the amazing paintings in the …

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CinemaSalem employee wards off Zombie attack

Notice a little less zombies around Salem of late? This morning on his way to work, Peter Horne (CinemaSalem’s Assistant Manager and Technical Director of the Salem Film Fest) defeated a roving pack of zombies. He was crossing Lafayette street near downtown Salem when six zombies shambled out of the park toward him.

Said Horne, …

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Local actor appearing in new genre film “Rubber”

The Boston Herald posted this article about one of our own, Salem/Swampscott native Blake Robbins and his role in the upcoming film Rubber. Rubber is the story of a telepathic killer tire. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, these reviews may sway your opinion. Rubber opens in the CinemaSalem screening …

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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]