Upcoming Screening – “Weiner” – Aug 10th & 11th

weiner-posterThe Footcandle Film Society will be screening the documentary “Weiner” on Wednesday, August 10th & Thursday, August 11th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater. All members are free, and any available seats will be sold to the general public for $5.00 each. We hope you can join us for the film and stay for a discussion afterwards.

 

About the film: A behind-the-scenes documentary about former U.S. Representative Anthony Wiener’s catastrophic race for Mayor of New York City in 2013.

Upcoming Screening – “Midnight Special” – July 13th & 14th @ 7pm

322198id1a_MidnightSpecial_Intl_W_Billing_27x40_1Sheet.inddFootcandle Film Society will be screening “Midnight Special” the latest film from director Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Mud) on Wednesday, July 13th & Thursday, July 14th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  The screening is free for members; $5 at the door for guests (if seating is available).

About the film:

The government and a group of religious extremists pursue a man (Michael Shannon) and his son (Jaeden Liebeerher), a young boy who possesses special powers.

Upcoming Screening – “Sing Street” – June 8th & 9th @ 7pm

sing-street-posterFootcandle Film Society will be screening “Sing Street” the latest film from director John Carney (Once, Begin Again) on Wednesday, June 8th & Thursday, June 9th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  Members are free, guest are $5 at the door provided there is available seating.

About the film:

In 1985 a Dublin teenager forms a rock n’ roll band to win the heart of an aspiring model.

Upcoming Screening – “Son of Saul” – May 11th & 12th @ 7pm

son-of-saulFootcandle Film Society, in partnership with the Hickory International Council, will be screening the Academy Award winning foreign language film “Son of Saul” on Wednesday, May 11th & Thursday, May 12th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  Members are free, guests (if seating is available) can purchase tickets for $5 at the door.

About the film:

During World War II, a Jewish worker at the Auschwitz concentration camp tries to find a rabbi to give a child a proper burial.  This film is rated R for disturbing violent content and some graphic nudity.

Upcoming Screening – “The Lady in the Van” – April 13th & 14th @ 7pm

ladyVanFootcandle Film Society will be screening “The Lady in the Van” starring Maggie Smith April 13th & 14th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  Members are free, guests are $5 at the door if additional seating is available.

About the film:

In 1973 London playwright Alan Bennett develops an unlikely friendship with Miss Shepard (Maggie Smith) – a homeless woman who lives in a van in his driveway for the next 15 years.

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