Reimagining Future Happenings

Phase 2 Continues  Who knew back in March that our theater would remain dark well into the summer? Even so, we’re keeping a positive outlook and diligently working from our coffee tables, porches, and back patios to “reimagine” the live theater and movie-going experience with safety and social distancing measures in mind. While we don’t […]

Zombiepalooza Call For Films 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Cary Theater Seeks Locally Produced Short Films October 2 deadline for film submissions. All submissions must include use of a toilet paper roll in the finished film. Zombiepalooza 2020 will take place Friday, October 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. CARY, N.C.  – Organize before they rise! The Cary Theater today announced […]

Newsy Bits and a Blog

Emmy Award-Winning Screenwriter Returns to The Cary Fingers crossed that Beyond: The Cary Film Festival will move forward in the fall.  And if so, Emmy-award winner Joy Goodwin will be returning to teach a screenwriting masterclass on Saturday, September 26 at 10am. Goodwin serves as chair of the MFA Screenwriting program at the UNC School […]

Staying Connected

Staying Connected Although The Cary and other theaters remain dark, you our valued patrons are in our hearts and minds. While we are closed, we are doing our very best to stay connected and to inform and inspire you with pertinent film related articles, links, and podcasts. So read on and enjoy.   Check Out […]

Staying Safe During Phase 2

CFC Benefactors Look Forward to Serving You  We reached out to some of our CFC Benefactors to check on them. Pro’s Epicurean Market and Cafe reached back. Here’s what they shared.  While Pro’s has been open for take out with limited hours of operation, they have missed the everyday interactions that their full service provides. […]

Messages and Feedback

Safer at Home, Phase Two As you know, on Friday, May 22 at 5pm, we moved into Phase Two. The Stay at Home order was lifted and we moved to a Safer at Home recommendation, especially for vulnerable populations. Some business will remain closed including: bars, night clubs, museums, playgrounds, indoor fitness facilities, gyms, and indoor […]

Dialogue

We miss you guys.  We miss our daily conversations with patrons, special guests, local filmmakers, CFC members, and volunteers. We miss the dialogue that happens at our Q&As.  Many conversations have moved to virtual meeting platforms and mobile video apps.  While these tools have been a safe, fun, useful, and educational alternative, there is nothing that can replace the […]

Hope

Hope /hōp/ Noun – a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.  Hope is something that you want to happen or the sense that good things will come. If you are a filmmaker and you make it to the final round of a film festival, that gives you hope. We are […]

Silver Lining

From the “Silver Screen” to looking for the Silver Lining Sil-ver- Li-ning noun/ a consoling or hopeful prospect; something good that can be found in a bad situation Although we don’t know when our theater will reopen, there have been lots of good things happening all around us.  As the old saying goes, “Every cloud […]