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Documentary "King of Kong" shown at Little Theatre

Nov. 21, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Film Society presents the area debut of the video-gaming documentary "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" Friday through Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 and 5 p.m. General admission is $5 and $3 for students.

Directed by Seth Gordon, "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" follows diehard video gamer Steve Wiebe in his pursuit to become a legend. Billy Mitchell, Life magazine's Gamer of the Century, holds several world records for arcade video games. Wiebe wants one record in particular, but Mitchell will do anything to defend his title. See the two duke it out in the great arcade equalizer--"Donkey Kong."

The 2007 film is shown in English and has a run time of 79 minutes. It is rated PG-13 for brief sexual references.

The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on WMU's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre. For more information, call the Little Theatre movie line at (269) 387-8221, contact the Western Film Society at westernfilmsociety@yahoo.com or visit www.rso.wmich.edu/wfs.

Media contact: Tonya Hernandez, (269) 387-8400, tonya.hernandez@wmich.edu

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