RetroClassics Film Series Comes to the Carolina Theatre July 22-24

July 11, 2022 by Sandy Lerebours

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DURHAM, NC July 11, 2022The Carolina Theatre of Durham will host its RetroClassics Film Series from July 22 to July 24.  

RetroClassics features monumental foreign language and English-speaking films that stretch as far back as 1922’s “HÄXAN” up to 1985’s “Brazil.” The films included in the series also span a wide variety of genres with epics like “Metropolis” and “Seven Samurai,” arthouse films like “Badlands” and “Aguirre,” and critically-acclaimed commercial pictures including “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Slaughterhouse-five.“   

“Whether it’s a low-budget independent picture or big-budget Hollywood blockbuster, RetroClassics has something for everyone! Prepare to shriek, gasp, giggle, and be inspired by a collection of some of the greatest films in motion picture history.” says Jim Carl, Senior Director of Film at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.  

RetroClassics is part of the theater’s Retro Film Series, which hosts double features of classic films most Friday nights and includes several sub-series of film including MovieDiva, a series focused on strong female leads; Kaiju-Quest, a Japanese-genre focused on big monsters; SplatterFlix, a 70s and 80s horror movie-based series; and more.  

The full series of RetroClassics films can be found at RetroClassics tickets are $10.50 and 10 passes can be purchased for $85. Please see for more information. 




About The Carolina Theatre of Durham: 

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the city-owned Carolina Theatre at 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is dedicated to presenting vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and the Triangle Region. More information at 


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