NC Museum of Art summer outdoor film series kicks off with 'Lady Bird'

Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf in a scene from "Lady Bird."
Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf in a scene from "Lady Bird." Merie Wallace

On June 9, the N.C. Museum of Art kicks off its Summer Outdoor Movie series with Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.” The Oscar-nominated coming-of-age 2017 comedy-drama stars Saoirse Ronan as a Sacramento high school student who has a rocky relationship with her mother, played by Laurie Metcalf. Tracy Letts, Timothée Chalametand Beanie Feldstein also star.

Doors open at 7:30, with the feature beginning at 9 p.m. $6 (free for museum members). Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org/calendar.

Other Highlights

On June 8, The Cary Theater is screening Atsuko Hirayanagi’s 2017 comedy-drama “Oh Lucy!” 7 p.m., followed by Jennifer Lebeau’s 2017 documentary “Bob Dylan: Trouble No More” at 9:15 p.m. There will be an encore of “Oh Lucy!” on June 10, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $3-$5 for each film.

From June 13-17, The Cary theater presents Beyond: The Film Festival, the theater's first independent film festival and competition. The theme is "Hometown Stories." The festival kicks off with a free outdoor screening of “Back to the Future” starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, at 8:30 p.m at Cary’s Downtown Park on South Academy Street.

The festival continues June 14 at The Cary with John Ford’s 1946 western “My Darling Clementine at 2 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Faye Honeycutt, who is related to the theater's original owner. Xi Huang’s 2017 Taiwanese drama “Missing Johnny” is at 7 p.m. Both of Thursday’s features are $9 each.

Short films will be screened Friday and Saturday with a party Friday at Bond Brothers Beer Co. and Saturday at The Mayton Inn. There also are screenplay master classes.

Festival passes range from $9 for individual films; $30 for a Friday or Saturday pass; or $90 for a full-festival pass.

Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.

On June 8, Booth Amphitheatre in Cary continues the Movies By Moonlight series with the 2017 superhero adventure “Wonder Woman,” staring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright. Admission is $5 (free for kids 12 and under). Details: 919-462-2052 or boothamphitheatre.com.

On June 8, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is presenting Justin MacGregor’s 2017 comedy drama “Best F(r)iends,” followed by a Movie Party for Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 drama “The Room.” Greg Sistero, who appears in both films, will be on hand to answer questions and sign autographs. $20. On June 10, it’s the 35th anniversary screening of Brian De Palma’s 1983 crime drama “Scarface” at 2:45 p.m. $5. On June 11, David Lynch’s “Eraserhead” (1977) screens at 7:15 p.m. On June 13, it’s Lynch’s “Blue Velvet” (1986) at 7:15 p.m.

On June 14, it’s “Who’s Your Daddy? A/V Geeks Get Riffed Off,” which features four teams of Raleigh comedians riffing and performing live comedy to unseen 16mm educational films about love and dating. $8. Details: drafthouse.com/raleigh.

On June 10 and 11, there will be a double feature of Joe Johnston’s “Jumanji” (1995), and Jake Kasdan’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017) at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Crossroads 20, Brier Creek, and North Hills 14. Details: FathomEvents.com.

On June 10, the Cinema Inc. series continues its 52nd season with Robert Altman’s “McCabe and Mrs. Miller,” starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie. Subscriptions for the rest of the season are sold out, but those interested in subscribing for 2018-19 can send their contact information to thecinemainc@gmail.com.

NC Museum of Art Film Series

Museum Park Amphitheater, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh

919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org

Admission: $6

June 9 — "Lady Bird"

June 15 — "Say Anything"

June 22— "Wonder Woman"

July 6 — "Darkest Hour

July 7— "The Post"

July 13 — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

July 27 — "The Big Sick"

Aug. 10 — "Night of the Living Dead"

Aug. 11 — "Get Out"

Aug. 25 — "The Shape of Water"

Aug. 31— "Yellow Submarine"

Sept. 1 — "Coco"

Sept. 28 — "Black Panther"

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