BEYOND celebrates winning films

Beyond the Cary Film Festival

On Sunday we showcased the following award winners from this year’s festival. Congrats to all of this year’s selections.   Best Film Under 10 Short: Echoes of Animals by William Lilly  Best Narrative (Fiction) Short: This is Our Home by A.K. Espada Best Documentary (Non-fiction) Short: First Final Ride by Evan Kidd Best Student Short: Chicken Soup for the […]

BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival Returns Sept. 15-18

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Produced by The Cary Theater, the fifth annual BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival will host filmmaking workshops and screen short films from around the globe Sept. 15-18, 2022. CARY, N.C. (September 7, 2022) – BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival returns Sept. 15-18, 2022, for its fifth year celebrating the art of short films from independent […]

Submit Your Screenplay or Short Film by May 31

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Town of Cary’s film festival produced by The Cary Theater returns Sept. 15-18, 2022. The fifth annual BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival is now accepting short film and screenplay submissions thru May 31. CARY, N.C. – BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival returns September 15-18, 2022 for its fifth year. Produced by […]

Zombiepalooza 2021 Winners

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The Cary Theater is grateful to all the local filmmakers who participated in Zombiepalooza 2021. We enjoyed two packed screenings on Oct. 22, 2021 showcasing the wicked sense of locals’ horror-humor. Thanks to all the teams who came up with creative films this year, especially each film’s use of this year’s required prop — the […]

Zombiepalooza 2021 Costume Contest

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Calling All Goblins & Ghouls Enter Our Zombiepalooza Costume ContestThis year’s Zombiepalooza will take place in-theater at The Cary and include our annual costume competition. All Halloween costumes welcome, you don’t have to be a zombie. Top 3 win great prizes from our sponsors. Join us at the theater and enter Zombiepalooza’s All-Ages Costume Contest. […]

Zombiepalooza Call For Films 2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Cary Theater Seeks Locally Produced Short Films CARY, N.C.  – Organize before they rise! The Cary Theater today announced a call-for-entries for locally produced short films to compete at Zombiepalooza 2021. The 6th annual Zombiepalooza is the Town of Cary’s zombie-themed screening party featuring locally produced short films. Individuals or groups […]

Celebrate Dr. King During Dreamfest

A Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Town of Cary Dreamfest Programs Jan. 16-18, 2021Performances and films listed here will be available for viewing free of charge between Jan. 16-18, 2021.  Links to access the shows and to claim a ticket for the film, “John Lewis: Good Trouble” will be added soon.Storyteller Willa Brigham An […]

Zombiepalooza Costume Contest

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Calling All Goblins & GhoulsEnter Our Zombiepalooza Costume Contest During Halloween SeasonSince this year’s Zombiepalooza films will screen virtually, we won’t be able to gather in-person. Our annual costume competition WILL still take place over social media! Enter Zombiepalooza’s All-Ages Costume Contest anytime now through Halloween.Simply share a selfie of yourself or your little ones on […]

Beyond Ordinary Award to be presented Saturday to Josh & Rebecca Tickell

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BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival screens virtually Sept. 24-27.Documentarians Josh & Rebecca Tickell to receive inaugural “Beyond Ordinary” filmmaker award.Festival hosts 30 films and 3 workshops free to patrons.“Beyond Ordinary Award” honors the filmmakers of the critically-acclaimed documentaries, FUEL and KISS THE GROUND for their career achievements and environmental advocacy.CARY, N.C. (September 24, 2020) – […]

Zombiepalooza Call For Films 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Cary Theater Seeks Locally Produced Short Films October 14 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 a call-for-entries for […]