Denver? The Colorado Children?s Campaign has been chosen as one of 10 charities to benefit from a premiere of Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. The premiere will be held in Denver on May 12. Tickets go on sale on Monday, March 28.
"These charitable organizations are the leaders in direct services and advocacy for children and families," said George Lucas, Star Wars writer and director. ?I?m delighted that the screenings can help these amazing organizations, which do such important work."
The premiere will be held on the Giant Screen of the United Artists Continental Theater at I-25 and Hampden. Tickets also include a pre-premiere reception and are $250 for adults and $125 for those under 16. Tickets will be available at 9 a.m. beginning March 28 at the Colorado Children?s Campaign website.
?This is an exciting event in film history, and the Colorado Children?s Campaign is honored to be involved,? said Barbara O?Brien, President of the Colorado Children?s Campaign, which was established in 1985 and is the leading statewide children?s advocacy organization. ?Lucasfilm and our local sponsors have shown they are dedicated to helping us improve the lives of Colorado kids.?
The presenting sponsor of the premiere in Denver is Messner & Reeves, a Denver-based law firm that works closely with its clients in the areas of corporate transactions, real estate, litigation, labor and employment, and individual services for estate planning, probate and tax planning. For more information, go to www.messner-reeves.com.
At each premiere, a portion of the theater seating will be made available to disadvantaged children.
The other nine cities that will premiere the film on May 12 are New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Miami. The film will be released in theaters nationwide on May 19, 2005.