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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Sept. 16

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS

The Music Never Stopped--In this film, a father and son deal with a severe medical condition and the healing power of music. Presented by the Merina Healing Arts Foundation. There will be displays, info and items for sale, with proceeds benefiting the organization. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 7-9:30 p.m. $12. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Poor Boyz Film Festival--Think snow and catch the premiere of two movies: Seth Morrison's The Ordinary Skier, and Poor Boyz Production's The Grand Bizarre, followed by an after-party. Tickets are available at Greenwood's Ski Haus and McU Sports. Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. $12 adv., $15 door. Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-0454, egyptiantheatre.net.

OPENINGS

Drive--Based on a novel by James Sallis, a Hollywood stunt driver (Ryan Gosling) freelances as an illicit getaway driver until he infuriates a nefarious crime lord (Albert Brooks). (R) Edwards 22

The Future--A cheeky film written by and starring Miranda July in which a couple adopt a sickly cat, which is also the film's narrator. (R) Flicks

I Don't Know How She Does It--Sarah Jessica Parker plays Kate, a woman juggling career and family. When her husband (Greg Kinnear) gets a new job and she suddenly has to travel for work, a dashing new colleague (Pierce Brosnan) threatens to cause all of the balls Kate has in the air to come tumbling down. (PG-13) Edwards 22

The Lion King and The Lion King 3D--For two weeks only, experience one of the most beloved animated movies of all time in dazzling 3D. (G) Edwards 22 and IMAX

The Names Of Love--A French film in which a woman (Sara Forestier) who espouses peace and love seeks to change the minds of politically conservative men by seducing them. (R) Flicks

Straw Dogs--A married couple, David (James Marsden) and Amy (Kate Bosworth) move to Blackwater, Miss., Amy's hometown to live on her late father's property. Trouble ensues as locals become suspicious of their presence. (R) Edwards 22

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