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.