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.
Footcandle 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.
Footcandle 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.
Footcandle 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.