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Mon 15 Aug 2005

24 Aug 2005 - Luc Jacquet's "March of the Penguins"

Category : events

Fund raiser
The Nature Society (Singapore) (NSS) presents
the National Geographic Feature Film
Luc Jacquet's March of the Penguins
Wednesday 24 August 2005: 9.oo pm
Orchard Cineleisure.

All proceeds from the sale of tickets for this movie will go towards the Nature Society (Singapore). Join them for the movie and help raise funds for our Society and its work for nature.

Tickets are priced at: $100, $50, $20, and limited numbers of $10 tickets for kids 16 years and below accompanying members.

To purchase tickets, please send a cheque payable to Nature Society (Singapore) by 19 August 2005, with a request for the number of tickets and at what price to:

Nature Society (Singapore)
510 Geylang Road
#02-05 The Sunflower
Singapore 389466

You can also email Vilma D'Rozario (HP: 9825-4467, or email: vdroza@nie.edu.sg) to arrange for a ticket pickup or drop-off.

'The film by Director Luc Jacquet follows the winter migration of the emperor penguin, and tells a tale of legendary proportions, portraying the strange, spectacular destiny of powerful and emotionally-involving characters, rich in courage and humour, mystery and manifest drama.

Emperor Penguins in their thousands abandon the deep blue security of their ocean home and clamber onto the frozen ice to begin their long journey towards traditional breeding ground - in a region so bleak, so extreme, it supports no other wildlife at this time of year. Yet the penguins battle the threat of blizzards, gale force winds, cold, leopard seals and giant petrels before the chicks are ready to take their first faltering dive into the deep blue waters of the Antarctic.'

Vilma says, "We are hoping to fill the whole theatre with friends and family and have lots of fun while raising much needed funds for NATURE.

We need everyone's support. Please join us with your friends and family!"

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