Upcoming Events

Check out what’s happening in the Cucalorus multiverse! We host events all year-round, so keep coming back for the latest and greatest!


2018 Fall Pop-Up Cinema Screening Series :: City of Wilson!

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park |  Fridays  |  Movies begin at 7PM

Sept 28: Sherlock Gnomes
Oct 12:  Peter Rabbit
Oct 19:  Lego Batman 
Oct 26: Jumanji 

Visit www.wilsonwhirligigpark.org for more info!


2018 Fall Pop-Up Cinema Screening Series :: Leland Movies in the Park!

Leland Municipal Park |  Saturdays  |  Movies begin at Sundown ~6 p.m.

Oct 6:  Sherlock Gnomes
 Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
Oct 13:  CoCo
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Nov 3:  Despicable Me 3
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Contact (910) 408-3092 or Recreation@townofleland.com for more information.


Recent Events


Lumina Festival of the Arts at UNCW

July 15 • 4:00 p.m.
Explore VR! in collaboration with Cucalorus
Kenan Auditorium • FREE

July 15 • 6:30 p.m.
Cucalorus Film Screening of Damsel, directed by David Zellner & Nathan Zellner
Kenan Auditorium • Tickets: $10

The First Ever Lumbee Film Festival

Saturday, June 23, 2018
UNCP Entrepreneurship Incubator at 202 Main Street, downtown Pembroke, NC
FREE and open to the public, but please reserve your space in advance on Eventbrite.

The Lumbee Film Festival is a partnership between the Lumbee Tribe of NC, Cucalorus, and the NC Arts Council showcasing bold, original new films made by American Indians, especially members of the Lumbee Tribe living in North Carolina and across the United States.

Festival Schedule::

3pm: Shorts Block

4:30pm: Panel Discussion
Who Tells Our Stories: Extraction and Appropriation in Indigenous Communities with community organizers, filmmakers and tribe members discussing cultural extraction, cultural appropriation, and other issues faced by indigenous communities and their work within the cultural sector.  

5:30pm: Grand Opening Celebration
Launching the Lumbee Film Festival: Reception with refreshments and special guests

7pm: Feature Film
Warrior Women, directed by Christina D. King and Elizabeth A. Castle // with Special Guest Madonna Thunder Hawk and filmmaker Christina D. King in attendance!

**Films from the Lumbee Filmmaking Challenge will also screen.**

Find more information on Facebook and invite your friends.