KB writes: A friend of mine who works for KCET (L.A.’s public television station) sent on this information about an advance screening of ROTK, December 5, in Palm Springs (about 90 minutes’ drive from L.A.). Andrew Lesnie will also be there. This is a fundraiser for KCET. I’ve included the details below. I didn’t see this up on KCET’s website yet but I imagine it will be there soon.

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

With special guest Academy Award winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie

at the
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs

6:00 PM – reception 7:00 PM – screening
Includes a discussion with Andrew Lesnie, and KCET’s Cinema Series
Host, Pete Hammond

$50 per person
To purchase tickets by credit card, call (323) 953-5800
Email reservations accepted at KCETspecialevents@kcet.org

Make it a Weekend Getaway Special KCET hotel rate available at the luxurious Le Parker Meridien Hotel in Palms Springs, for reservations call, (760) 770-5000. Unwind and enjoy the hotel’s exquisite Givenchy Spa, rated one of the top five spas in 2003 by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.

Generously hosted by Ric and Rozene Supple * Camelot Theatres * Le Parker Merdien Acqua Panna & S. Pellegrino

All proceeds from the event benefit KCET Public Television for Southern and Central California