Children’s International Film Festival

Learn about cultural diversity at the 9th 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 9th consecutive year.

This year, due to the continued limitations of the Coronavirus, films are presented online from the link below. There are 13 films totaling a little over 2 hours of total time. To watch, you just need to “unlock” the films with an email address and you can watch all of them for FREE. You will also be prompted to rate each film afterwards to determine the best film of the festival. There is a description of the film below the player on each film’s page.

Click this link to view the 2021 Children’s International Film Festival!

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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