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LA Film Fest to Premiere Journey in 3D
(released 6/3/2008)


The Los Angeles Film Festival will be hosting Walden Media and New Line Cinema's world premiere of Journey to the Center of the Earth with a special 3D screening as part of the Festival's annual Family Day celebration on Sunday, June 29 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mann Village Theater. The premiere is open to the public. Directed by Eric Brevig, the film stars Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. The event is sponsored by DLP Cinema.

The Festival's popular Family Day celebration, sponsored by Playhouse Disney, will take place on Sunday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Broxton Avenue. This one-day event features free screenings, games, booths, giveaways, live stage performances, pony rides, a petting zoo, and more. Additional activities and giveaways come from Fox Home Entertainment's Nim's Island, MGM Home Entertainment's Her Best Move, plus the Geffen Playhouse's "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment" activity booth.

Family Day will also feature a screening of Walt Disney's Peter Pan, as tribute to the late Ollie Johnston. The last of the Studio's "Nine Old Men," Johnston worked on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Bambi, Pinocchio, The Jungle Book, and countless others. For Peter Pan, he was responsible for Mr. Smee, Captain Hook's bumbling sidekick. Tickets to see Peter Pan can be purchased at the Festival box office for $5

The Festival Ticket Office, located at 1020 Westwood Boulevard, will be open to the public beginning Sunday, June 8, selling both passes and individual tickets. For event information and tickets, call 866.FILM.FEST (866.345.6337) or visit LAFilmFest.com.



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