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Footcandle Film Festival


The inaugural Footcandle Film Festival will be coming to the SALT Block Auditorium in Hickory, NC between September 25th and 27th, 2015, with the intent of bringing a selection of unique, interesting, challenging and entertaining films to North Carolina.  HMA will host the opening reception, filmmaker Q&A session, and closing reception, giving festival attendees the opportunity to enjoy the Museum's latest exhibitions including  the extraordinary photographs of Steve McCurry.

Both feature-length and short films will be screened at the festival. There will be 8-12 feature-length and 8-12 short films screened over the weekend with one (1) "Best Feature-Length" and one (1) "Best Short Film" award selected by a jury, and one (1) "Overall Audience Favorite" selected by those in attendance.

The festival is the creation of the founders and members of the Footcandle Film Society, a 550-member group dedicated to screening and discussing films on a monthly basis.

For more information, visit the Footcandle Film Society's web site.