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Here is the schedule for the 2004 Winter Film Series at the North Carolina Museum of Art. January will be devoted to foreign language cinema from the glory days of the international art film, February and the first weekend in March will mark the passing of elders Gregory Peck, Katharine Hepburn and Bob Hope and the series concludes with treasures from the Library of Congress, a Bollywood extravaganza and Russian Ark introduced by NCMA Chief Curator, John Coffey.

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"The darkness that settles over a movie theater is equivalent to the act of closing the eyes. Then, on screen, as within the human being, the nocturnal voyage into the unconscious begins." --Luis Bunuel