Salem Progressive Film Series

Raising awareness. One film at a time.

At the Salem Progressive Film Series, we believe the power to effect change begins with knowledge. We find the best documentaries around and pair them with dynamic speakers to spread ideas, create discussion, and inspire action.

Where

Grand Theatre | 191 High Street NE, Salem, Ore.

When

7 p.m. | Second Thursday, Sept-May

Admission

$5

Latest films

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The Human Experiment

April 9, 7 p.m.

The Human Experiment lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested chemicals are in our everyday products, our homes and inside of us. Simultaneously, the prevalence of many diseases continues to rise. From Oscar® winner Sean Penn and Emmy® winning journalists Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, The Human Experiment tells the personal stories of people who believe their lives have been affected by chemicals and takes viewers to the front lines as activists go head-to-head with the powerful and well-funded chemical industry. These activists bring to light a corrupt system that’s been hidden from consumers… until now.

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Fed Up

May 8, 7 p.m.

Fed Up is an examination of America’s obesity epidemic and the food industry’s role in aggravating it.

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