The HIC annually sponsors two Community Conversations on Global Issues. Partnering with national organizations such as FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION and PBS/ITVS as well as local groups, FOOTCANDLE and the HICKORY PUBLIC LIBRARY the Council hosts programs that focus on global topics relevant to the local community.
||We hope you enjoyed the International Film “Toni Erdmann” on March 8 & 9, 2017 and “The Salesman” on May 10 at the Carolina Theater.
HIC & FOOTCANDLE co-host 3-4 international film series annually with post screen discussions.
An additional Foreign Film is scheduled for 4Q 2017. Stay tuned for details.
||2017 – Great Decisions Discussion Series
GREAT DECISIONS is a national, civic-educational program that encourages participants to learn about U.S. foreign policy and global issues. HIC hosted 8 sessions of the 2017 Great Decisions Discussions between September 5, 2017 and October 24, 2017 at the KEISER Community Room on the SALT Block in Hickory. Discussions began at 6 pm and ended at 8 pm. 30 community members participated. For information about the 2018 program, please contact Hani Nassar (firstname.lastname@example.org). The topics for 2017 were the following: