Cineplex Entertainment

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March 19, 2008 09:00 ET

Go the Distance! Catch Spirit of the Marathon in High-Definition at Select Cineplex Entertainment Theatres for One Night Only

Advance tickets available Friday March 21st

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) is pleased to announce the one-time only presentation of the highly anticipated documentary Spirit of the Marathon in High Definition (HD), on Wednesday April 9th exclusively at eight select Cineplex Entertainment theatres throughout British Columbia.

"We are excited to partner with the producers of Spirit of the Marathon to bring this inspirational documentary exclusively to our guests in British Columbia," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Watching Spirit of the Marathon on our big screens in HD is sure to move those in the running community as well as those who do not run. It's a powerful experience for all."

"Spirit of the Marathon is more than a sports movie. It's about life challenges and our ability to overcome them. We aimed to capture the spirit of the marathon and I believe the film truly exemplifies what the marathon and athletics are all about. We are thrilled to announce the international premiere in Canada!" said Jon Dunham, Producer/Director, Spirit of the Marathon.

Executive produced by three-time Oscar winner Mark Jonathan Harris, Spirit of the Marathon takes a passionate look at the famed 26.2 -mile running event as six marathoners (four amateurs and two world class athletes - including 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist Deena Kastor) prepare for and eventually come together to participate in 2005's Chicago Marathon. Spirit of the Marathon is presented in Canada in partnership with The Running Room, New Balance and

At Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, this exclusive, one-time event will also include a special live question and answer session immediately following the presentation with the film's director, Jon Dunham for guests to enjoy. Jon will also be available for media interviews.

Advance tickets are available beginning Friday March 21st at noon EST online at as well as at participating theatre box offices. General admission is $14.95 + taxes.

Cineplex Entertainment will present Spirit of the Marathon at the following select theatres in British Columbia at 7 pm PST:

SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas SilverCity Riverport Cinemas
170 Schoolhouse Street 14211 Entertainment Way
Coquitlam, BC Richmond, BC

SilverCity Victoria Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
3130 Tillicom Road 900 Burrard Street
Victoria, BC Vancouver, BC

Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo Famous Players Orchard Plaza Cinemas
213-4750 Rutherford Road 160-1876 Cooper Road
Nanaimo, BC Kelowna, BC

Colossus Langley Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Strawberry Hill Cinemas
20090 91A Avenue 12161 72nd Avenue
Langley, BC Surrey, BC

About Cineplex Entertainment LP:

Cineplex Entertainment LP owns leases or has a joint-venture interest in 131 theatres with 1,327 screens serving approximately 60 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada operating the following brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Coliseum, Colossus, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 75.7% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

For more information and for interviews with the athletes and filmmakers, contact:

Pat Marshall Georgia Sourtzis
Vice President, Manager, Communications
Communications and Investor Cineplex Entertainment
Relations 416.323.6728
Cineplex Entertainment

Melissa Leggett
Associate Producer
Spirit of the Marathon

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