Category: Screenings (page 1 of 23)

Upcoming Screening – “The Salesman” – May 10th & 11th @ 7pm

SalesmanFootcandle Film Society, in partnership with the Hickory International Council, will be screening the Academy Award winning foreign language film “The Salesman” on Wednesday, May 10th & Thursday, May 11th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater.  Film society members are free, guests (provided there is available seating) can purchase tickets at the door for $5 starting 10 minutes before show time.

 

About the film:

After their flat becomes damaged a young couple living in Tehran, Iran must move into another apartment.  Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives.

Upcoming Screening – “A United Kingdom” – April 12th & 13th

a_united_kingdomFootcandle Film Society will be screening “A United Kingdom” on Wednesday, April 12th & Thursday, April 13th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory. Film society members are free, guests (if seating is available) may purchase tickets for $5 at the box office ten minutes prior to show time.

About the film:

Prince Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo, Selma) of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman (Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl) from London in the late 1940s.

Upcoming Screening – “Toni Erdmann” – March 8th & 9th @ 7pm

toni-erdmann-posterFootcandle Film Society in partnership with the Hickory International Council will be screening the Best Foreign Language Film nominee “Toni Erdmann” March 8th & 9th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  Members are free; guests may purchase seats from the box office for $5 (if seating is available) beginning at 6:50.

About the film: A reluctant woman must spend time with her estranged father when he comes for a surprise visit.

Please note: This film is rated R for strong sexual content & prolonged graphic nudity.  Due to the running time of the film (almost three hours) we will begin the screening promptly at 7pm.

 

 

Upcoming Screening – “13th” – Wednesday, February 15th @ 7pm

large_thirteenthFootcandle Film Society in cooperation with the LRU Visiting Writers Series will be screening the 2017 Oscar nominated documentary “13th” Wednesday, February 15th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  Admission is free for Footcandle members, LRU faculty & students.  Members of the general public may purchase $5 tickets at the door.

About the film:

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.

 

Upcoming Screening – “Jackie” – February 8th & 9th @ 7pm

jackieFootcandle Film Society will be screening “Jackie” on Wednesday, February 8th & Thursday, February 9th 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:

A look at one of the most tragic moments in American history as seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.  Known for her dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy.

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