Casino Royale Screening, Events to Fight Child Abuse

March 5, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University’s Office of Student Activities Titan Film Series will present a screening of the latest James Bond movie, Casino Royale, in the Hansen Student Center at 8 and 11 p.m. on Friday,  March 9. 

The screening is free and open to the public.  However, with fundraising events planned for the evening, IWU’s chapter of Kappa Delta hopes to leave audience members both shaken and stirred to make a contribution to abused and neglected children.  The sorority is co-sponsoring the event as part of its annual Shamrock Week, which raises money for Prevent Child Abuse America and The Baby Fold, an Normal institution providing residential, special education, child welfare and family support services to children and families in central Illinois.

From 7 to 8 p.m., Kappa Delta will host a movie poster silent auction featuring posters from Casino Royale as well as The Last Kiss, The Pursuit of Happyness, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, The U.S. vs. John Lennon, Stomp the Yard, School for Scoundrels and Monster House.  Bidding starts at $1.  There will also be a bake sale during both screenings of the film.  All proceeds will support the two charities. 

Casino Royale, directed by Martin Campbell, is based on Ian Fleming’s novel of the same name.  In this prequel to the popular action series, Daniel Craig, who has replaced Pierce Brosnan as the face of James Bond, brings a new rugged attitude to the role of the famously suave secret agent 007.  The film is rated PG-13.

For additional information, contact IWU's Office of Student Activities at (309) 556-3850 or visit their Web site at

Contact: Rebecca Welzenbach, (309) 556-3181