Closed Friday & Saturday

The Town of Cary has announced that all Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources programming is cancelled for Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. The Cary Theater also will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Stay tuned to social media for information on Sunday programming schedules – Facebook and Instagram and Twitter.

BEYOND Film Festival Winners

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The fourth annual BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival received a record number of entries and 35 films were selected to screen Oct. 7-10, 2021. Five films and one screenplay were presented with awards.   CARY, N.C. (October 18, 2021) – Filmmakers took center stage at BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival recently where five filmmakers and […]

BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival to Screen 35 Films

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Town of Cary’s film festival received a record number of entries and 35 films have been selected to screen Oct. 7-10, 2021. The fourth annual BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival is produced by The Cary Theater. CARY, N.C. (October 4, 2021) – BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival is back in the […]

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 […]

The Cary Theater has an open position for supervisor

The Cary Theater’s Operations and Program Supervisor role entails professional work in operating a theater and planning and implementing a diverse range of film and artistic programs with emphasis on education, entertainment, and community engagement.  The Cary is unique in its role as an arthouse theater showcasing films that are artistic, experimental, and often produced […]

Safety Guidelines 2021

Welcoming Back Our Patrons We’re committed to providing safe and enjoyable film screenings for our community. In conjunction with local, state, and federal ordinances and guidelines, the following safety criteria are temporarily in effect once the theater reopens. As standards evolve, this information will be updated and posted on this webpage. Read the Town of Cary’s […]

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 […]

Winners Announced at Zombie Film Fest

We are grateful for all the local filmmakers who participated in Zombiepalooza including the Best Of from last year.  And we couldn’t have done it without our generous sponsors, Mosquito Wizard, Crosstown Pub & Grill, & Pharmacy Bottle + Beverage who supplied cash prizes.2020 Submissions:Film TitleTeam NameFilmmakerA Bad Day Ashton KeenBoo You’re DeadVision By EricEric AyscueLunch […]

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) – […]

30 Films Set to Screen Virtually at BEYOND Sept. 24-27

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The Town of Cary’s film festival received a record number of entries, and 30 films will screen virtually Sept. 24-27, 2020, produced by The Cary Theater. The third annual BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival was rescheduled from its original dates in June due to COVID-19.CARY, N.C. (September 1, 2020) – BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival […]