Upcoming Screening – “A Man Called Ove” – December 7th & 8th @ 7pm

ove_posterFootcandle Film Society will be screening “A Man Called Ove” on Wednesday, December 7th & Thursday, December 8th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screening is free for society members, guests (providing seating is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:  Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.  The film is based on the international bestseller by Fredrik Backman.

 

 

 

Upcoming Screening – “Gleason” – November 9th & November 10th at 7pm

gleason-1Footcandle Film Society will be screening the documentary “Gleason” on Wednesday, November 9th & Thursday, November 10th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screening is free for members, guests (if seating is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:

After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.

2016 Footcandle Film Festival Winners

And the winners are…

* Best Short Film: “I Only Smile in Pictures” (Director: Clayton Witmer)

* Best Feature-Length Narrative: “Remittance” (Directors: Patrick Daly and Joel Fendelman)

* Best Feature-Length Documentary: “Tower” (Director: Keith Maitland)

* Audience Favorite: “Hear the Silence” (Director: Ed Ehrenberg)

 

Thanks to all who attended & helped make this year such a big success!  Mark your calendars now for next year’s festival on September 22nd-24th, 2017.

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Upcoming Screening – “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” – October 12th & 13th @ 7pm

hunt-wildepeople-posterFootcandle Film Society will be screening “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”, the latest from director Taika Waititi, on Wednesday October 12th & Thursday, October 13th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  Members are free & guests (if seating is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:

A boy (Julian Dennison) and his foster father (Sam Neill) become the subjects of a manhunt after they get stranded in the New Zealand wilderness.

Upcoming Screening – “Love & Friendship” – September 7th & 8th @ 7pm

LoveFriendshipFootcandle Film Society will be screening “Love & Friendship” based on a novel by Jane Austen on Wednesday, September 7th & Thursday, September 8th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  The screening is free for members, guests (if space is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:  In the 18th century, the seductive and manipulative Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale) uses devious tactics to win the heart of the eligible Reginald De Courcy.

 

 

 

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