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WFS presents free sneak preview

May 3, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Western Film Society presents a free sneak preview of the new film "About a Boy" at the Little Theatre on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available on a limited basis beginning at 10 a.m. on May 8 at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, "About A Boy" is the story of a cynical, immature young man (Hugh Grant) who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy. The film also stars Toni Colette ("The Sixth Sense") and Rachel Weisz ("The Mummy Returns").

Western Film Society is a student organization committed to presenting new and alternative films to Kalamazoo. They screen monthly films during the fall and winter semesters at Western Michigan University. "About a Boy," is a special summer event for WFS, which will return with its fall series in September. For more information on the Western Film Society, call (269) 387-2370.

The Little Theatre is on the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver St. on Western Michigan University's East Campus. For more information, call the movie line at (269) 387-8221 or visit the film's site at <www.about-a-boy.com>.

Media contact: Bethany Gibson, 269 387-2370, bethany.gibson@wmich.edu

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