Special Series

ONLY AT THE CARY

Our ongoing film series celebrates the Cary Theater’s mission: to bring the best of arthouse cinema to the Town of Cary. We curate classic, independent and unique films with an eye for diverse voices. Some of our series include guest curators from the community who help us select films with special meaning as well as create fun, interactive experiences.

 

JAN-MAY

Indies by the Decade Film Series

Guest curator: Glen Haley
Join our host as we revisit the best of independent film from various decades. Haley will lead a pre-film discussion sharing insights and personal reflections on each film. Arrive early for the pre-show talk and experience some of the best in independent film. Complimentary movie snacks provided!
  • Lost in Translation (January 20, 2:00pm)
  • Love & Basketball (February 17, 2:00pm)
  • Sideways (March 16, 2:00pm)
  • Be Kind Rewind (April 27, 2:00pm)
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (May 11, 2:00pm)

 

FEBRUARY-MARCH

The Cary Turns 10 Celebration

  • Deconstructing the Beatles: The White Album (February 22, 2:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required
  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie (February 22, 4:30pm) – FREE, Ticket Required
  • Barbie (February 22, 7:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required

 

Mornings with the Arts

Art films for art lovers. Discover what inspired some of the world’s greatest painters and sculptors. Grab a cup of joe at Brew Coffee Bar and settle in for a unique and informative viewing experience.

  • Black is the Color: A History of African American Art (February 24, 11:00am & February 25, 5:00pm)
  • Beyond the Visible: Hilma AF Klint (March 23, 11:00am & March 24, 2:00pm)

 

St. Patrick’s DAY

  • The Secret of Kells (March 17, 2:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required
  • The Commitments (March 17, 5:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required

 

APRIL

RECORD STORE DAY

  • Hearts Beat Loud (April 20, 2:00pm)
  • Empire Records (April 20, 5:00pm)
  • High Fidelity (April 20, 8:00pm)

 

EARTH DAY

  • Inventing Tomorrow (April 21, 2:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required
  • Wild Life (April 21, 5:00pm) – FREE, Ticket Required

 

MAY

Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (May 4, 11:00am)
  • Star Wars: A New Hope (May 4, 2:00pm)
  • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (May 4, 5:00pm)
  • Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (May 4, 8:00pm)

 

Home is Distant Shores Film Series

Guest curator: Aby Rao

  • May 18, TBD

 

JUNE-AUGUST

SO BAD IT’S GOOD FILM SERIES

They may not be the best films, but we still love them. When it comes to pop culture, we all have our guilty pleasures. We encourage you to bring your sense of humor, suspend your disbelief, and enjoy the ride. Lineup coming this summer!

 

THIS FALL

Creepy Cinema

Films that will give you the heebie-jeebies. Get ready to be weirded out, terrified, and everything in between with this collection of eerie cinematic gems. Stay tuned for this lineup schedule!

 

Nicolas Cage-Athon

Explore the Age of Cage with us. Schedule coming soon!

2023 BEYOND THE CARY FILM FESTIVAL

Monthly Feature
Turn up the volume as we celebrate Record Store Day with three rad films and an exclusive t-shirt.

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