The Sundance Film Festival gave a Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency to North Carolina filmmaker Jacqueline Olive’s ‘Always in Season.’ The film tells the story of the 2014 hanging death of black teen Lennon Lacy in Bladenboro.
‘Black Panther’ broke ground as the first black-superhero movie in the Marvel Comics Universe. After grossing more than $1 billion and earning seven Academy Award nominations, it plays for free on select screens Feb. 1-7.
On Jan. 18-20, the Carolina Theatre in Durham is hosting the Anime-Magic Film Series. The Alamo Drafthouse is screening 15 documentaries on the shortlist for Academy Award nominations, including “RBG” and “Won’t You Be MY Neighbor.”
On Jan. 11, the N.C. Museum of Art’s Winter Film series is presenting Hal Ashby’s classic 1979 comedy drama “Being There” starring Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine. A large part of it was shot at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
John Cusack will attend a screening of “High Fidelity,” the 2000 film based on Nick Hornby’s 1995 best-seller, in Raleigh. He’ll answer questions after about his career, which includes roles in “Say Anything” and “Grosse Pointe Blank.”
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Ken Jeong, ‘2 Broke Girls’ creator Whitney Cummings and Arsenio Hall are among the first acts coming to new Cary comedy club called Raleigh Improv. It’s part of a nationwide chain with comedy clubs in more than 30 cities.
If you need last-minute gift ideas for the TV fans on your Christmas shopping list, check out our gift guide of some of the best DVD and Blu-ray releases (including full series, box sets and collectors editions) of 2018.
If you’re looking to kick off the holiday season by watching “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on the big screen, you’re in luck. Three different Triangle theaters will show the Yuletide classic over the next week.
The film “Green Book,” starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, shows how blacks traveling in the United States used “The Negro Motorist Green Book” to find accepting businesses, including in North Carolina.
The cult film — and possible Christmas movie — “Die Hard” returns to movie theaters for its 30th anniversary. The Bruce Willis action flick will be at some Raleigh and Cary Regal movie theaters. Here’s how to find show times.
The Chapel Hill Town Council will talk about appointing a task force to consider the options and cost of turning the longtime Varsity movie theater into a performing arts center. The theater is not for sale yet.
Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters — which premiered to a limited global audience earlier this year on NBA TV — traces multiple stories of basketball and Africa. It is UNC grad Taylor Sharp’s first documentary.