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‘Three Billboards’ has received lots of awards buzz. You can still see it on the big screen.

Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winners Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” The film is nominated for seven Oscars, with Rockwell and McDormand each earning acting nods.
Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winners Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” The film is nominated for seven Oscars, with Rockwell and McDormand each earning acting nods. Fox Searchlight Pictures

On Feb. 2, The Cary theater is showing John Carroll Lynch’s 2017 comedy drama “Lucky,” starring Harry Dean Stanton, at 7 p.m. The charming film features Stanton’s final performance before his death last September at age 91.

That’s followed at 9 p.m. by Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-nominated 2017 drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. There will be encores of “Three Billboards” at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 and 9 p.m. Feb. 8. “Lucky” encores are at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 3 and 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 8.

On Feb. 4, there will be a screening of “The Best Years of Our Lives” at 2 p.m. On Feb. 7, the Motion for Pictures Screening Series presents Greg Dorchak’s “Koby Kings” and the animated short “Darrel.” Tickets are $3-$5 for each film. Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.

Other Highlights

▪ On Feb. 2, the Carolina Theatre in Durham is presenting a double feature consisting of Thom Eberhardt’s 1984 sci-fi cult classic “Night of the Comet” and Dorian Walker’s lesser-known 1989 fantasy comedy “Teen Witch.” The double bill begins at 7 p.m. $9. Details: 919-560-3030 or carolinatheatre.org.

▪ On Feb. 2, the N.C. Museum of Art’s Winter Film Series continues with Victor Fleming’s 1933 comedy classic “The Bombshell,” starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy and Frank Morgan. It starts at 8 p.m. in the Museum Auditorium in the East Building with an introduction by NCMA film curator Laura Boyes. Tickets are $7 ($5 for students and NCMA members). Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org.

▪ From Feb. 2 to 5, Duke’s Screen/Society will host “8 at 18: Nathaniel Dorsky at Duke,” a program of four nights of films by filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky, who will be in attendance. 7 p.m. Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive. All of Duke’s Screen/Society’s events are free. Details: 919-660-3030 or ami.trinity.duke.edu/screensociety.

▪ From Feb. 4 to 7, Silverspot Cinema in Chapel Hill will screen Vincent Minelli’s 1958 classic “Gigi,” as part of the Flashback Cinema series at 1:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Details: 919-357-9887 or silverspot.net.

▪ On Feb. 8 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s Winter Series will present Brett Morgen’s “Jane” (2017), about renowned primatology scientist Jane Goodall. 7 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets are required (reserve at eventbrite.com). Details: 919-687-4100 or fullframefest.org.

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