100 Years Ago…

Celebrating the 19th Amendment We had planned to feature a special screening of Iron Jawed Angels to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Even though it was cancelled (because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic), we feel it is important to acknowledge this momentous day in history.On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment […]

Trivia Winners!

Trivia Winners! Congratulations! TRIVIA TUESDAY Last year’s BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival featured the writers for what blockbuster with a star-studded cast? Name our 2019 feature, and the film’s 2 actors whose careers include Oscar wins. Answer: “Batman Forever,” Tommy Lee Jones (Best Actor for “The Fugitive”) and Nicole Kidman (Best Actress for “The Hours”). […]

A Joker Sighting, Trivia Winners, and More

Blog of the Week We all need a pause from this “new normal”. How do you get away? When I look around I see people running, biking, painting, meditating, paddle boarding, swimming, and water skiing, to name a few. Check out ScreenCrush’s Joker sighting on the East River. This guy knows how to mix it […]

Streaming Messages, Movies, and a Podcast

Marquee Messages to Local Graduates If you’ve been following local news then you know that the Cary Graduates Together showcase is well underway.  Happy faces of 2020 high school graduates are being streamed on two brick walls of the Cary Arts Center from now through mid August.  Each week features photos of graduates from a […]

Inspiration

InspirationInspiration is that feeling of enthusiasm that you get from someone or something, that gives you new and creative ideas. If you’ve been following these eBlasts, you know we’ve been researching and gathering ideas about how to reopen safely and how to move forward with our signature events, Beyond: The Cary Film Festival and Zombiepalooza […]

Film Festival News, Trivia Winners, and Zombiepalooza

Interstate 8Featured in Cannes Marché du Film Anne Thieme’s short, Interstate 8 was recently featured in Cannes Marché du Film Online screenings, on Wednesday, June 24 and Friday, June 26. German Films and the FFA joined forces for the tenth time to present promising talents to the international industry in the short film initiative of […]

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 […]

Looking to the Future for New Happenings

Cary Film Circle Memberships Extended While we navigate through this period of uncertainty, rest assured that if you’re a Film Circle member your benefits are on hold until we reopen.When we do reopen, we’ll extend your membership to make up for the period of closure. We can’t wait to see you again! Hamilton on Disney+ […]

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 David […]