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WFS presents 'Girl With a Pearl Earring'

March 22, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Western Film Society presents the area debut of "Girl with a Pearl Earring," starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson.

Show times for are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 26-27, and 2:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 28. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for the general public.

In "Girl with a Pearl Earring," Scarlett Johansson plays Griet, a peasant forced to work in the home of painter Johannes Vermeer, and eventually becomes the model for his most famous painting. The film is based on the novel by Tracy Chevalier, and was nominated for three Oscars and two Golden Globes.

Screenings take place at the Little Theatre on the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on Western Michigan University's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre. For more information, call the movie line at 269 387-8221 or visit the Western Film Society on the Internet at <www.geocities.com/westernfilmsociety>.

Media contact: Andrew Bazini, 269 353-5701, westernfilmsociety@yahoo.com

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