Salt Institute for Documentary Studies
The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies (Salt) is a non-profit institution located in Portland, Maine.
Founded in 1973, Salt focuses on educating and promoting responsible storytelling in documentary practices alternative to filmmaking. Salt offers accredited semester programs in radio documentary, documentary photography, or non-fiction writing.
The mission of Salt's experiential education programs is to “collect, communicate and preserve non-fiction stories about Maine people, culture and landscape that, as they relate to the larger world, foster community and celebrate the diversity and the commonality of humanity.”
In 2015, Salt signed a lease agreement with Baxter Academy for Technology and Science.
- "Documentary Field Work: Salt Institute for Documentary Studies". Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011.
- "Salt Institute". Salt.edu. 2013-08-07. Retrieved 2013-12-03.
- Official website
- Salt Institute loses entire four-person teaching staff Portland Press Herald, May 27, 2011
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