PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 10, 2016– Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s largest motion picture exhibitors, celebrates its inaugural Community Day on Saturday, August 20, with a morning of free movies and discounted concession items, with proceeds benefiting WE Charity, a charitable division of WE. WE is a unique family of organizations that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world, locally and globally.
Cinemark invites movie-lovers from across the nation to visit any Cinemark theatre on Saturday, August 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. local time for free DreamWorks Animation movies, including:
- Kung Fu Panda 3
- How to Train Your Dragon 2
- Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Select concession items will be specially priced at $2, including small popcorn, 16-ounce soft drinks and all packaged candy. Exclusive ME to WE Rafiki bracelets will also be available for $3 each. Proceeds from the promoted concession items and Rafiki bracelets will be donated to WE Charity.
“Cinemark is proud to be a part of the communities that our theatres serve and Community Day is an opportunity for us to express our gratitude while giving to a worthy cause,” said Mark Zoradi, CEO ofCinemark Holdings, Inc. “We would also like to give a heartfelt thank you to DreamWorks Animation for providing the movies and making our first Community Day a reality.”
“We are so excited to be hosting our first annual Community Day with Cinemark — a company committed to inspiring their communities to create positive change at home and around the world,” said Craig Kielburger, co-founder of WE Charity. “It’s truly incredible to have a day where families and friends from all over the country can come together to live ‘WE’ and create positive impact for those in need.”
Earlier this year, Cinemark announced its partnership with WE Charity, kicking off support as the official National Entertainment sponsor of WE Day at events in California, Seattle, Illinois and Minnesota. With events all around the world, WE Day is a celebration of everyday change-makers, bringing together world-renowned speakers and award-winning performers with millions of young people and families to celebrate and inspire another year of incredible change.
All Cinemark domestic locations will open their doors to guests at 8:30 a.m., with the first movies beginning at 9:00 a.m. Seating for each movie is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. The exact show times and movie offers may vary by location and will be posted at cinemark.com after August 15. More information about Cinemark’s Community Day can be found at cinemark.com/we-partnership.
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