Children’s International Film Festival

Learn about cultural diversity at the 8th Annual Children’s International Film Festival! Curated for the families of students in 4th – 8th grades.

Presented in conjunction with the

The Greater Hickory International Council (GHIC) and the Footcandle Film Society of Catawba County are proud to present the Annual Children’s International Film Festival (CIFF) for the 8th consecutive year.

This year, due to limitations of the Coronavirus, films are presented online from the link below.

There are 12 films. Following each film are a few questions to stimulate a dialogue about each film’s message.


The focus of the GHIC is to promote cultural awareness of Catawba County’s diverse population.  “It is important to highlight cultures from outside the United States and to work together to understand and accept the similarities and differences” said Hani Nassar, GHIC President.

The mission of the Greater Hickory International Council is to promote goodwill, cultural awareness, cooperation, education, and mutual respect through partnerships and community events.

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