Thanks to Starkiller for the news!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LORD OF THE RINGS MARATHON TO TAKE PLACE ON IMAX SCREEN
(Toronto, ON March 1, 2005) Isometric Projections will screen The Lord of the Rings trilogy at the Ontario Place Cinesphere IMAX Theatre in downtown Toronto next month. One Marathon showing of all three movies is planned, as well as, individual screenings of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King.
Saturday in Middle-Earth:
Fans and movie lovers can spend the day in Middle-Earth, Saturday, April 16th, when all three instalments of The Lord of the Rings saga come to life on the six-storey IMAX screen. The 10 hour and 18 minute Marathon begins at 11:00 am and will conclude just after 9:00 pm. There will be 30-minute intermissions between each movie and refreshments will be on sale.
Individual Screenings: Each movie will also be shown in separate screenings at the Cinesphere IMAX Theatre:
The Fellowship of the Ring Friday, April 22, 2005 at 7:00 pm
The Two Towers Friday, April 29, 2005 at 7:00 pm
The Return of the King Friday, May 6, 2005 at 7:00 pm
Tickets go on sale today and are $30.00 each for the April 16th Marathon and $12.00 for each of the individual screenings on April 22nd, April 29th and May 6th. With only 750 seats available all screenings are expected to sell out quickly. Tickets will not be available at the Ontario Place Cinesphere box office and can only be purchased in advance at www.isometricprojections.com.
A portion of the proceeds from these screenings will be donated to The White Tree Fund, which has been formed by fans of the work of J.R.R. Tolkien and Lord of the Rings communities around the globe to respond to the needs of the victims of the December 26th earthquake and tsunamis. It supports the work of Direct Relief International, Save the Children and Habitat for Humanity International in the affected regions. To make a direct donation please visit www.whitetreefund.org.
Isometric Projections is small Canadian company run by students dedicated to bringing quality entertainment to people of all ages, at affordable prices. Organizers are currently working on a LOTR gathering and contest in conjunction with the event so please stay tuned at our website AND we welcome your comments and ideas! [www.isometricprojections.com]