2018 Footcandle Film Festival Schedule

The following is the schedule for the 2018 Footcandle Film Festival.  All screenings and events take place at the Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block with the exception of the closing awards ceremony and dinner which will be held at Moretz Mills on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard.

Click on any of the film links to read more about the film and watch a trailer if available.  To view the list of films by type, you can visit the Narrative Short Films, Documentary Short Films, Narrative Feature Films, or Documentary Feature Films pages directly.

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Thursday, September 27th

  • 7:00pm — Special Event:  UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina with support from Footcandle Film Society and Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau are proud to present an exclusive preview screening of UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina’s CATAWBANS.Thursday, September 27, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block.  Space is limited, registration is required! Please RSVP via Eventbrite

Friday, September 28th

  • 10:00am — Film Screening: Silas (Documentary Feature)
  • 1:00pm — Film Screening: Fort Maria (Narrative Feature)
  • 3:00pm — Film Screening: Soufra (Documentary Feature)

Saturday, September 29th

Sunday, September 30th