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Female Filmmakers Take Over The Cary Theater For Sick Chick Flicks Film Fest, Sept. 29-30

Post Date:09/07/2018 11:33 AM
  • Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival returns for 3rd year – September 29-30
  • Features Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy films created by female filmmakers world-wide
  • New this year: free panels and screenings

The Sick Chick Flicks Film Fest (SCFFF) returns to The Cary Theater for its 3rd year on Sept. 29-30, featuring the best Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy films created by female filmmakers across the globe. Screenings take place Saturday, from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., and on Sunday, from 2:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony. . Mistress of Ceremonies for SCFFF is local actress “Scary Cary Jones.” The festival director is local indie filmmaker Christine Parker.

FREE Panels and Screening

The festival opens Saturday, Sept. 29 with a FREE panel on Special FX featuring the work of Sanford-based FX artist Ceirra Ayers from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.. This will be followed by a screening of South Carolina filmmaker Michelle Iannantuono’s award-winning feature film “Livescream,” and a Q&A with the Iannantuono. The screening takes place at 4:10 p.m., and is FREE to the public. Sunday’s screenings also open with a FREE panel entitled “Adventures in Filmmaking,” featuring five of the filmmakers whose films will be shown throughout the weekend.

Tickets are available at The Cary Theater box office, online:, or via the festival website: All information on the film festival, films, and the schedule is available at the festival website

For inquiries about the SCFFF, please contact Christine Parker:, or by phone: (910) 986-3002.

Press Passes: We have a limited number available and would love to have you visit our festival. Please contact Christine Parker at if you are interested in reviewing the festival.

About The Cary Theater

The Cary Theater, located at 122 E. Chatham St. in downtown Cary, lights up downtown with its mission to provide a unique setting for the community to experience art house cinema and live performances that enhance the cultural arts experience in the Town of Cary. Originally constructed in 1946 to serve as the Town’s first indoor movie theater, The Cary was meticulously restored in 2014 to create a vibrant space downtown that offers independent film, live performance comedy and improv, the Six String Presents music series as well as other live events. The Cary is owned by the Town of Cary and operated by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. For the latest schedule, please visit Film tickets are $5.00 ($3.00 for Film Circle members) unless otherwise noted and can be purchased online and at the box office.



Joy Ennis, The Cary Supervisor, (919) 462-2054
Lyman Collins, Cultural Arts Manager, (919) 462-3861
Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 462-3908


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