Batman Begins to be Shown at IWU
September 2, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –Illinois Wesleyan University’s Office of Student Activities will
bring the movie Batman Begins to campus on Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center
(300 Beecher St., Bloomington).
The event is free and open to the public.
As a young boy, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) witnessed the gruesome murder of his
millionaire parents. Obsessed with revenge, he flees to Asia where he finds counsel
in a ninja cult leader, Ra’s Al-Ghul (Ken Watanabe). When he finally returns to Gotham
City, he finds it decaying under the rule of corruption and organized crime. After
being swindled out of his inherited company, Wayne Industries, Bruce discovers a cave
under his mansion, Wayne Manor. In his cave, with the help of his butler and an armored
suit, Bruce becomes Batman, a masked crusader who seeks to guard the citizens of Gotham
City and to restore justice.
For additional information, contact Assistant Dean of Students Kevin Clark at 309/556-3850
or visit the film’s Web site, http://www2.warnerbros.com/batmanbegins.
Contact: Taylar Kuzniar, (309) 556-3181