Monday, December 02, 2002
Carleton College to Host 'Lord of the Rings' Premier Screening - Xoanon @ 23:25 PST
Northfield, Minn.-Barrie Osborne, a 1966 graduate of Carleton College and producer of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, will host pre-release screenings of "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" at 6:45 and 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Block E Crown Theatres complex in Minneapolis. The film opens nationally on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

The screening is a fundraiser for Carleton College, and was organized by Osborne and his classmates. Tickets can be ordered by calling the Carleton Office of Alumni Affairs at 800-729-2586. There are two ticket options:

$50 tickets include the screening of the movie (at 6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.), a post-movie reception at Gameworks, a restaurant and entertainment spot at Block E, and a $25 tax deductible contribution to Carleton's annual fund.

$200 tickets include an hors d'oeuvre buffet and cocktail reception with Osborne at the Marriott City Center at 5 p.m., the film screening at 7 p.m., the post-movie reception at Gameworks, and a $140 tax deductible contribution to Carleton's annual fund.

Osborne is producer of the Oscar-winning film "The Matrix." His other production credits include John Woo's "Face/Off" and "China Moon." He has served as executive producer on "The Fan," "Dick Tracy," "Child's Play," "Wilder Napalm" and "Rapa Nui."