Upcoming Screening – “Faces Places” – April 11th & 12th @ 7pm

Footcandle Film Society will be screening the Oscar-nominated documentary film “Faces Places” on Wednesday, April 11th & Thursday, April 12th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory, NC.  The screening is free for Footcandle members, guests can purchase tickets at the door for $5 (provided seating is still available at 6:50pm).

About the film:

One of the leaders of the French New Wave cinema era 90-year old Agnes Varda & professional photographer and muralist J.R. partake on a special art project.  Together they travel around France in a special box truck equipped as a portable photo booth and traveling printing facility as they take photographs of people around the country.  Along the way the cinematic veteran and the young artistic idealist enjoy an odd friendship as they chat and explore their views on the world as only they can.

Upcoming Screening: “Phantom Thread”, March 7th & 8th

Footcandle Film Society will be screening the Oscar-nominated film “Phantom Thread” on Wednesday, March 7th & Thursday, March 8th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  The screening is free for Footcandle members, guests can purchase tickets at the door for $5 (provided seating is still available at 6:50pm) .

This film is nominated for Best Picture at the 2018 Academy Awards, as well as Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Lesley Manville), Original Score, Costume Design and Directing.

About the film:  Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Upcoming Screening – “In the Fade” – February 7th & 8th @ 7pm

Footcandle Film Society will be screening “In the Fade”, the 2018 Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film, on Wednesday, February 7th and Thursday, February 8th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  The screening is free to Footcandle members, guests (provided seating is available at 6:50) can purchase tickets at the door for $5.

About the film:

Katja’s life falls apart in the blink of an eye when her husband and 6-year-old son are killed in a bomb attack.  Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trail for murder.

 

Upcoming Screening – “Wonderstruck” – January 10th & 11th @ 7pm

Footcandle Film Society will be screening “Wonderstruck”, the latest film from director Todd Haynes (“Far From Heaven”, “Carol”), on January 10th & 11th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screenings are free for members, guests (provided seating is available at 6:50) can purchase tickets at the door for $5.

About the film:

Based on the novel “Wonderstruck” by Brian Selznick, Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different.  Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook.  When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in a newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.

Upcoming Screening – “The Florida Project” – December 13th & 14th @ 7pm

Footcandle Film Society will be screening “The Florida Project” on Wednesday, December 13th & Thursday, December 14th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  The screening is free for Footcandle members, guests (provided seating is available at 6:50) can purchase tickets at the door for $5.

About the film:

Set on a stretch of highway just outside Disney World, “The Florida Project” follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley over the course of a single summer.  The two live week to week at a budget motel managed by Bobby (Willem Dafoe).  Despite her harsh surroundings Moonee has no trouble making each day a celebration of life.  Unbeknownst to Moonee her delicate fantasy is supported by the sacrifice of Halley who is forced to explore increasingly dangerous possibilities to provide for her daughter.

The film is rated R for language throughout, sexual references and some drug material.

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