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Movies opening Friday, March 18



2011 ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORT FILMS--Includes Day and Night, Let's Pollute, The Lost Thing (clip), Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage and a clip of The Gruffalo. Flicks

2011 ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS--Includes clips of The Confession, The Crush, God of Love, Na Wewe and Wish 143. Flicks

Limitless--Bradley Cooper--alongside tycoon Robert De Niro--takes on the financial world with the help of a pill that enhances intelligence. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

The Lincoln Lawyer--Matthew McConaughey represents a high profile Beverly Hills client. The case quickly turns into a cat-and-mouse game of manipulation. Also starring Marissa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe and William H. Macy. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

Paul--This Sci-Fi comedy with an all-star cast, combines aliens and humans on an RV trip. Heading toward Area 51 in Nevada, two nerds come upon an adventure into the unknown and something they weren't expecting. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22


A Fight in the Fields Screening--A documentary about Chavez's life and the movement he was an integral part of. Monday, March 21, 6-8 p.m. FREE. Boise State Student Union Ballroom, 1910 University Drive.

Chicano!--Special screening of Chicano!: History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement, which provides insight into one of the least-studied movements of the 1960s. Followed by a question and answer period. Thursday, March 17, 6-8 p.m. FREE. Student Union Lookout Room, Boise State, 1910 University Drive, Boise, 208-426-2468.

Iphigenie en Tauride Encore--The Met's presentation of Gluck's interpretation of the Greek myth. Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 p.m., $18, Edwards 22, 7709 W. Overland Road, Boise, 208-377-9603,

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Producer: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Sidney Kimmel, Richard Wright, Scott Steindorff, Eric Reid, David Kern and Bruce Toll

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