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Nancy Lethem
Kinsey Institute

Larry MacIntyre
IU Media Relations

Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2004

Co-star, writer-director and executive producer to attend screening of "KINSEY"

EDITORS AND REPORTERS: Media credentials are required for the 4 p.m. press conference and the 7:30 p.m. screening at Indiana University Bloomington of the movie KINSEY. More information about press events and how to secure credentials is provided at the bottom of this release. Questions about credentials should be directed to Larry MacIntyre, director of media relations, at 812-856-1172 or

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction and Fox Searchlight Pictures present a special screening and gala reception in celebration of KINSEY, the motion picture that examines the life of Alfred Kinsey. Writer-Director Bill Condon, Executive Producer Gail Mutrux and actress Laura Linney, who stars as the wife of pioneering sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, will join the celebration on Saturday (Nov. 13) along with researchers and supporters of the Kinsey Institute who will be on hand for the event.

The 6:30 p.m. celebration will be held in the Indiana University Auditorium on the Bloomington campus followed by a 7:30 p.m. screening of KINSEY, opening in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on Friday (Nov. 12) and then more broadly, including in the Midwest, on Nov. 19. A 30-minute question-and-answer period with Condon and Julia Heiman, director of the Kinsey Institute, will follow the movie screening.

Ticket information:

  • Tickets for the benefit, with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. and preferred seating for the 7:30 p.m. screening, can be purchased for $50 per person. Please call Heidi Frankson at 812-855-1557 for ticket information.
  • Tickets for general seating at the film screening only can be purchased for $20 per person at the IU Auditorium box office, 1211 E. Seventh St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online and by telephone at TicketMaster.

For more information about the benefit, contact Nancy Lethem at 812-856-0311 or For more information about media credentials, contact Larry MacIntyre at 812-856-1172 or

Media access and credentials:

A 30-minute press conference will be held at 4 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the University Club, which is located in the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) at IU Bloomington. Present will be actress Laura Linney, KINSEY writer-director Bill Condon, executive producer Gail Mutrux, and Julia Heiman, director of the Kinsey Institute. Credentials will be required for the press conference and the 7:30 p.m. screening of KINSEY at the IU Auditorium. The media will not be included in the 6:30 p.m. gala reception. The use of cameras and recording equipment is prohibited during the movie screening.

Credentials will be issued only to working members of the media. Please fill out the form below for your newspaper, magazine, radio station or television station. List, if possible, the names and assignments of those who will use the passes. We reserve the right to limit the number of passes issued to any one organization.

Return the completed form to Larry MacIntyre, director of media relations, by e-mail,, or fax, 812-855-9161. The deadline for credential requests is noon on Thursday (Nov. 11). Credentials can be picked up on Friday (Nov. 12) between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. in MacIntyre's office, Bryan Hall, Room 300. Credentials also will be available at the press conference, beginning at 3 p.m., and at the IU Auditorium box office immediately before the 7:30 p.m. movie screening.

Parking for media attending the press conference will be in the parking lot on the south side of the Indiana Memorial Union Building. That lot can be reached by turning off of Seventh Street (traveling east from College Avenue) onto Forrest Avenue and circling behind the IMU. Television trucks may park on Seventh Street between the Main Library and the IU Auditorium. That area can be reached by turning west onto Seventh Street from Jordan Avenue.

For questions concerning credentials, contact MacIntyre at 812-856-1172 or For information about the press events, contact MacIntyre or Tracy James at 812-855-0084 or




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