The Charlotte Film Society is a blanket organization which currently houses 3 running film series as well as special screenings which are free to CFS members throughout the year.

For more information on the other film series, click the links below to visit their websites:

Saturday Night Cine Club is the longest-running film series and flagship of the Charlotte Film Society. Each month on a Saturday hundreds of film lovers in the Charlotte community and beyond gather to screen the latest offering from this celebrated series. From beautiful European films continuing their countries’ art-house traditions to contemporary works all the way from South America to eastern Asia, each film provides a new and exciting experience for the audience topped off by a guest speaker who presents the film and discusses it with the audience immediately following the screening. Screenings take place at Theatre Charlotte on Queens Road, and more information can be found at

Back Alley Film Series brings a wide variety of films which deviate from the typical cinematic norms. Whether 35mm prints of 1970s cult films or contemporary horror and B-movie genre offerings, each film is sure to challenge and intrigue the cinephile looking for more than what the multiplexes offer. Screenings take place at Carolina Cinemas – Charlotte on Monroe Road. For more information visit

Charlotte Film Lab is a series which brings local, regional and national filmmakers to the Charlotte area along with their films to discuss their working process and body of work in a casual, intimate environment. Each screening takes place in a different Charlotte location with partner companies that fit the theme and style of the screened work. For more information visit