The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Sept. 9 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Agency for New Americans Film Screenings--They Call Me Muslim will precede Enemies of Happiness. The films are a combined 85 minutes and will be followed by a discussion. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7-9 p.m. $12. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

The Big Uneasy with Harry Shearer--This documentary about the failure of the Army Corps of Engineers after Hurricane Katrina was written and directed by humorist and actor Harry Shearer. A Q & A with Shearer follows this one-time screening. Read more about BW’s exclusive online interview with Shearer at boiseweekly.com. Hear the interview here. Monday, Sept. 12, 7:30-9:45 p.m. $12. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Midsummer Night’s Dream--The Pacific Northwest Ballet performs Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with music by Mendelssohn and choreographed by Balanchine. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2:30-5 p.m. $9. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

Repent--This horror flick was helmed by local filmmaker Zack Telford. Saturday, Sept. 10, 8 p.m. $10. Northern Lights Cinema Grill, 1509 Caldwell Blvd., Ste. 1111, Nampa, 208-475-2999, northernlightscinemagrill.com.

The Spitwater Trilogy--Local talent produced this comedy/action/trilogy about three individuals who overcome the forces of evil in small town America. Saturday, Sept. 10, 3-5 p.m. $10. The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., 208-342-4222, theflicksboise.com.

OPENING

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star--Bucky Larson (Nick Swardson) is on the fast track to nowhere until he discovers that his parents are former porn stars and decides to move to Hollywood to follow in their footsteps. Directed by Adam Sandler. (R) Edwards 22

Contagion--Steven Soderbergh directs Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Laurence Fishburne and Kate Winslet as they fight a disease that threatens humanity. (PG-13) Edwards 22 and IMAX

The First Beautiful Thing--Life comes full circle as Bruno (Valerio Mastandrea) returns home to visit his ailing mother. In Italian with English subtitles. (NR) The Flicks

Warrior--Two brothers battle their hearts, emotions and each other as they go head to head for the largest prize in MMA history. Starring Tom Hardy and Nick Nolte, directed by Gavin O’Connor. (PG-13) Edwards 22

The Whistleblower--Based on a true story of a former police officer who becomes a UN peacekeeper in Yugoslavia and gets more than she bargained for. (R) The Flicks

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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Rated NR · 2011
Director: Tom Brady
Writer: Adam Sandler and Allen Covert
Cast: Christina Ricci, Stephen Dorff, Nick Swardson, Don Johnson, Pauly Shore, Edward Herrmann, Pavel Lychnikoff, Dana Goodman, Meredith Giangrande and Miriam Flynn
Warrior
Rated PG-13 · 2011
Official Site: www.WarriorFilm.com
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Writer: Gavin O'Connor, Anthony Tambakis and Cliff Dorfman
Producer: Greg O'Connor
Cast: Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Kurt Angle, Kevin Dunn, Bryan Callen, Joel Edgerton, Jake McLaughlin, Frank Grillo and Liam Ferguson
The Big Uneasy
Rated PG-13 · 95 min. · 2010
Director: Harry Shearer
Cast: Harry Shearer
The Whistleblower
Rated NR · 112 min. · 2011
Director: Larysa Kondracki
Writer: Larysa Kondracki and Eilis Kirwan
Cast: Monica Bellucci, Rachel Weisz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Vanessa Redgrave and Liam Cunningham
Contagion
Rated PG-13 · 106 minutes · 2011
Official Site: contagionmovie.warnerbros.com
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Producer: Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Gregory Jacobs, Jeff Skoll, Michael Polaire and Jonathan King
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Ehle, Bryan Cranston, Sanaa Lathan, John Hawkes, Demetri Martin, Elliott Gould, Enrico Colantoni, Larry Clarke and Anna Jacoby-Heron

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