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.

Save the date! – 2016 Footcandle Film Festival – September 23-25, 2016

PrintWe’re excited to announce that we’ll be holding our 2nd Annual Footcandle Film Festival this year September 23rd – 25th, 2016!

Once again it will be a weekend-long event where we’ll show between 10-15 feature films, a curated selection of short films, host an opening reception, have Q&A sessions with the filmmakers and then have a  closing reception where prizes will be awarded.

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend.  As more information (such as film lineup, how to purchase tickets, etc.) becomes available we’ll post updates here.  If you’d like to volunteer drop us an email at info@footcandle.org

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