Cary Theater

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – November

Cary, NC – In between the horror movies of October and the bright family movies of December, the Cary Theater will be screening many solid dramas and comedies throughout November.

Sick Chicks Film Festival

Starting off the month, on Saturday, November 5, 2016, the Cary Theater will be screening the Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival. This festival brings together dozens of female directors will numerous short films that focus on horror, science fiction and suspense and will air from 11 AM to 11 PM, with an hour dinner break in the middle at an awards ceremony at 10:30 AM. Some of the shorts’ directors will also be in attendance and will be taking questions from the audience.


Gone But Not Forgotten Series

Running on Sundays in November, the Cary Theater will be screening films featuring actors and directors who recently died.

Silver Streak – Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2 PM

Taste of Cherry – Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2 PM

Love Story – Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2 PM

L.A. Confidential – Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 2 PM

Coen Brothers Tribute

To recognize one of the greatest modern director pairs, the Cary Theater will be playing two movies by the Coen Brothers.

The Man Who Wasn’t There – Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7 PM

No Country for Old Men – Friday, November 18, 2016 at 9:30 PM

New Independent Films

In addition to classics, the Cary Theater brings independent films from the U.S. and around the world to your local theater.

A Man Called Ove – Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2 and 7 PM; Friday, November 11, 2016 at 9 PM; Saturday, November 12 at 1:30 PM

Local Film Premiere: Malicious Intent II – Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 6 PM

Triangle Film Community Screening Night – Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7 PM


Children’s Films

The Cary Theater carries movies for children as part of “Film Day – Fun Day” where kids can talk and play with toys during the screening, except for the Saturday, November 26, 2016 screening.

See the World, Feed Your Mind: Shorts from Seattle Children’s Film Festival – Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10 AM

Free Birds – Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10 AM; Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2 PM

The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina – Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10 AM

Other Films and Documentaries

The Pianist – Friday, November 11, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Full Frame Documentary Roadshow presents The Ballad of Fred Hersch – free show, Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7 PM


The Cary Theater is a destination for musicians to have intimate sets as well as nationally touring stand-up comedians.

Comedy with Andy Beningo and Bill Boronkay – Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8 PM

Pre-Turkey Day Jam with Jon Shain – Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8 PM

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute – Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 8 PM

And while it isn’t a live performance, the Cary Theater will be playing Queen: A Night In Bohemia which is a newly remastered recording of the 1975 Queen performance at the Hammersmith Odeon.

Queen: A Night In Bohemia – Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:30 PM; Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7 PM

Other Events

The Cary Central and Cary-Kildaire Rotary Clubs are holding a fundraiser for the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7 PM.

On Saturday, November 16, 2016, the Cary Theater will be holding Rough Cuts Review, a monthly event where local filmmakers screen unfinished parts of their films for community feedback.


Story by staff reports. Photos courtesy of the Sick Chicks Film Festival, Karim Shyllon and Hal Goodtree.