Cary, NC – It’s back to school time so if you need a break from schoolwork, want to celebrate the return to classes or just like seeing good movies, here are some of the films you can see at the Cary Theater this month.
Cinema Studies Series
Every season or so, the Cary Theater runs a series of movies connected in some way for people to study the art and craft of filmmaking. This month, there is a series of political movies to go along with the election time.
Meet John Doe – Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2 PM
The Candidate – Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2 PM
Wag The Dog – Sunday, September 25, 2016 to 2 PM
While they aren’t in September, the political film series extends into early October with documentaries “Street Fight” about politics in Newark, New Jersey and “Weiner” about the New York City mayoral campaign of former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner.
For September, the Cary Theater is showing movies that honor the great classic actress Sophia Loren by showing films featuring her in a variety of roles, ranging from comedy to drama to thriller-action.
Legend of the Lost – Friday, September 9, 2016 at 7 PM
The Voyage (Il Viaggio) – Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 9 PM
Houseboat – Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 2 PM
Arabesque – Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7 PM
Modern Independent Stars
In addition to bringing classic gems back to the screen, the other thing the Cary Theater is known best for is bringing independent movies with growing popularity to Cary.
The Tenth Man (El Rey del Once) – Thursday, September 1 at 7 PM; Friday, September 2 at 9:30 PM; Saturday, September 3 at 2 PM and Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 9 PM
Genius – Thursday, September 1 at 9 PM and Friday, September 2 at 7 PM
The Congressman – Saturday, September 3 at 7 PM; Thursday, September 8 at 7 PM; Friday, September 9 at 9 PM and Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7 PM
Suffragette – Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 2 PM
The Lobster – Thursday, September 22 at 7 PM; Thursday, September 29 at 2 PM and 9:15 PM; Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7 PM
Indignation – Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 PM; Thursday, September 29 at 7 PM and Friday, September 30, 2016 at 9:30 PM
Several attention-grabbing and thought-provoking documentaries are playing at the Cary Theater this month.
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You – Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 2 PM
The Goddess Project – Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2 PM
Dusty’s Trail: Summit of Borneo – Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 2 PM
Danny Says, followed by a Q&A with Danny Fields and Brendan Toller – Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 7 PM
We all fondly remember the movies we saw as a kid. Here are some quality children’s movies playing this month at the Cary Theater.
The Peanuts Movie – Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 10 AM
The Tale of Despereaux – Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10 AM
A Town Called Panic: Back To School/A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log – Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 3:30 PM
The Peanuts Movie and Despereaux are playing as part of “Film Day-Fun Day,” which allows kids to play with toys and walk around and talk during the screening.
There are a number of other quality films playing in September at the Cary Theater that do not neatly fit in other categories created in this article.
The Wrong Man – Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 9 PM
Blue Velvet: 30th Anniversary – Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 9:15 PM
Time Bandits – Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:45 PM
Cary Youth Video Project Premiere and Retrospective Celebration – Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7 PM
Triangle Film Community Screening Night – Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7 PM
The Cary Theater is also a destination for comedians and musicians to perform in town.
Michael Harrison and Ben Jones are stand-up comedians who will be performing. Harrison has performed across North America and got first place in the Hamilton Great Canadian Laugh Off. Jones is an up-and-coming comedian with a dark sense of humor and lots of charisma. They will be at the Cary Theater on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 8 PM. Presented by the Town of Cary.
Celebration of NC Songwriters is a collection of performances by North Carolinian musicians: Dean Driver, Rebekah Todd, Wyatt Easterling, Kirk Ridge and Isabel Taylor. They will be performing on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8 PM. Presented by Six String.
Story by staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.