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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Dec. 17


Frosty Goes To Hollywood—Get out in the snow, get it on camera, and win a chance to go play in the snow. We want your funny, crazy, silly, stupid, picturesque, amazing, original, homemade video of you, your pet, your friends or your mother-in-law doing whatever it is you do in the snow. Upload your video to by midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Prize package includes a two-night stay at The Riverhouse Hotel in Bend, Ore., two lift tickets to Mt. Bachelor, dinner for two both nights, two passes to Winterfest, a tour and tasting at Deschutes Brewery and a Rock Star energy drink gift pack.

The Journey of Nattie Gann—Classic Disney film about one girl’s cross-country railroad adventure that is Part of the Let’s Talk About It: Making Tracks series at the library. Saturday, Dec. 18, 1 p.m. FREE. Ada Community Library, 10664 W. Victory Road, Boise, 208-362-0181,

It’s A Wonderful Life—Your entrance into this special screening of the holiday classic supports the Idaho Foodbank, Northwest Animal Companions and/or the Idaho Humane Society. Bring a can/bag/box of unopened people-or-pet- food, sit back and enjoy. Dec. 22-23, Noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Donation. Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-0454,


Black Swan—Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis star as a ballerina and her understudy in an exploration of vicious backstage rivalry. Suspensful thriller in the world of professional ballet. (R) Flicks

The Fighter—(R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

How Do You Know—Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd and Jack Nicholson star in James L. Brooks’ story about a girl, the wrong guy and one who might be the right guy. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Tron—A tech-savvy 27 year-old looks into his father’s disappearance and gets pulled into the digital world where his father has been trapped. They embark on a journey across this advanced cyber world. (PG) Edwards 9, Edwards 22, IMAX

Yogi Bear—Yogi and Boo Boo attempt to foil the mayor’s plans to sell Jellystone Park in Warner Brothers’ latest animated film. (PG) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Vision: From the Life of Hildegard Von Bingen—Barbara Sukowa stars as the visionary 12th-century Benedictine nun. Inspirational portrait of a woman who has emerged as a forward-thinking, iconoclastic pioneer of faith, change and enlightenment. Flicks

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