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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, February 18

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Barney's Version--Based on the life of Barney Panofsky, Mordecai Richler's award-winning novel comes to the big screen. Braiding life lessons with love and family themes, director Richard J. Lewis weaves the complex story starring Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti and Minnie Driver. (R) Flicks

I Am Number Four--Falling in love with Dianna Agron (Quinn from Glee) leaves John Smith (Alex Pettyfer), a fugitive on the run, feeling connected and trapped at the same time. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Tiny Furniture--Acting alongside her real-life sister and mother, Lena Dunham wrote, directed and starred in the this story of the fictional Lena trying to figure out who she really is after graduating from college. Flicks (NR)

Unknown--A man awakes from a coma to realize his identity has been stolen and not even his wife, January Jones, can help. Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, Frank Langella and Aiden Quinn star in this thrilling mystery. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Call of the Wild--You've read the book, now here's your chance to catch the cinematic version of Jack London's classic tale. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 4 p.m. FREE. Star Library, 10106 W. State St., Star, 208-286-9755.

Journey into Tibet--A slide show highlighting Tibetan life in conjunction with a month-long celebration of the country and its culture. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m., FREE, donations accepted. Shangri-La Tea Room, 1800 W. Overland Road, Boise, 208-424-0273, shangri-la-tea.com.

Mi Chacra--Director Jason Burlage's film tells the story of a young indigenous Peruvian man and his love of the farmland he grew up on and the struggle within himself to leave it in pursuit of an education. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. $10 plus $3 ticket fee. Boise Contemporary Theater, 845 Fulton St., Boise, 208-331-9224, bctheater.org.

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Official Site: www.callofthewild3d.com

Director: Richard Gabai

Writer: Leland Douglas and Jack London

Cast: Christopher Lloyd, Aimee Teegarden, Jaleel White, Veronica Cartwright, Wes Studi, Timothy Bottoms, Joyce DeWitt, Ariel Gade, Devon Graye and Christopher Dempsey

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Official Site: www.findnumberfour.com

Director: D.J. Caruso

Producer: Michael Bay, David Valdes, Chris Bender and J.C. Spink

Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Callan McAuliffe, Jake Abel and Kevin Durand

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Official Site: unknownmovie.warnerbros.com

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Producer: Joel Silver, Leonard Goldberg, Andrew Rona, Susan Downey, Steve Richards, Sarah Meyer and Peter McAleese

Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz, Frank Langella, Rainer Bock, Sebastian Koch, Olivier Schneider, Stipe Erceg, Mido Hamada, Clint Dyer, Karl Markovics, Eva Löbau, Helen Wiebensohn and Merle Wiebensohn

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Cast: Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham, David Call, Alex Karpovsky, Jemima Kirke, Merritt Wever, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Amy Seimetz and Garland Hunter

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Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/barneysversion

Director: Richard J. Lewis

Writer: Mordecai Richler and Michael Konyves

Producer: Robert Lantos

Cast: Rachelle Lefevre, Rosamund Pike, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Minnie Driver, Bruce Greenwood, Saul Rubinek, Scott Speedman, Mark Addy and Jake Hoffman