About the Retro Film Series

The Greatest Film Series in the World

Our weekly film series of double-features is dedicated to bringing classic movies back to the big screen! We give away door prizes and screen classic movie trailers before every film. Come see your favorite childhood movies again and learn why nostalgia is imbued with magic.

Tickets for Retro Film Series double-features are $10. New seasons begin each January and July.

Tickets and passes for the August-December 2022 series will be available later this year. July is on sale now.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. The Carolina Theatre Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS : $10.00 per double feature or Film Series single feature

RETRO SEASON PASS: $125 Includes every Retro double feature and Kaiju-Quest single feature and MovieDiva single feature. (Does not include RetroClassics, Splatterflix, or other special events).




KAIJU-QUEST FILM SERIES: $8 per single feature

MOVIEDIVA FILM SERIES: $8 per single feature


SPECIAL THANKS July-December 2022
Jake Bart, Lionsgate Repertory
Sean Bednarz, Crunchyroll
Neal Block, Magnolia Pictures
Brian Belovarac, Janus Films
Bret Berg, American Genre Film Archive
Gerald Chandler, Synapse Films
Chris Chouinard, Park Circus Repertory
Amy Crismer, Walt Disney Pictures
Jason Jackowski, Universal Pictures Repertory
Jack Durwood, Paramount Pictures Repertory
Dave Jennings, Sony Pictures Repertory
Robin Klein, ABKCO Films
Jonathan Mares, On behalf of Greg Sestero
George Schmalz, Kino Lorber
Valerie Torres, Shout Factory
Warner Brothers Repertory

RETRO INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS who have made gifts of $150 or more between August 1, 2021 and April 1, 2022:

Film Environmentalist ($1500+)

Film Preservationist ($500+)

Amy May Pop Art
Kevin Marshall
Justin & Brittany Tipper

Film Archivist ($150+)

Mark, Jill & Natalie Berrong
Celeste Copeland
Gus Curran & Patrick Stawski
Christine Czerniejewski
John Darnielle
Lilith M. Davis
Chris Ferguson
Curtis Greeson
Glen Haley
Brian Heaton
Amanda Henry
Matthew House
Jonathan B. Howell
Kim & John McHugh
Ruth & Darrin Sutherland
Ultimate Comics
Michael G. Williams
Budd & Tina Wilkins