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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.

Upcoming Screening – “Moonlight” – January 11th & 12th @ 7pm

moonlight-movie-poster-480x696Footcandle Film Society will be screening “Moonlight” Wednesday, January 11th & Thursday, January 12th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory, NC.  Admission for members is free, guests (provided there is available seating) are $5 at the door.

About the film:

Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.  Please note: the film is rated R for language, scenes of sexuality and adult language.

Upcoming Screening – “A Man Called Ove” – December 7th & 8th @ 7pm

ove_posterFootcandle Film Society will be screening “A Man Called Ove” on Wednesday, December 7th & Thursday, December 8th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screening is free for society members, guests (providing seating is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:  Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.  The film is based on the international bestseller by Fredrik Backman.

 

 

 

Upcoming Screening – “Gleason” – November 9th & November 10th at 7pm

gleason-1Footcandle Film Society will be screening the documentary “Gleason” on Wednesday, November 9th & Thursday, November 10th at 7pm at the Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory.  The screening is free for members, guests (if seating is available) are $5 at the door.

About the film:

After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.

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