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Empire Theatres Announces Official Opening Date of New Theatre in Kingston, ON

Empire Theatres Announces Official Opening Date of New Theatre in Kingston, ON 
New theatre includes the area's first IMAX(®) theatre 
HALIFAX, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Empire Theatres, a Canada-wide film exhibition 
company operating 52 theatres, announced today that construction will be 
completed on its new 10-screen theatre complex in Kingston, Ontario in time to 
officially open for the holidays on Friday, December 21, 2012 for matinee and 
evening showings. 
The new complex is located at the intersection of Division Street and Dalton 
Avenue as part of a larger commercial development, Kings Crossing Power 
Centre. The 1,762-seat theatre will feature curved screens for that perfect 
picture, Dolby Digital Surround Sound for optimum sound, stadium-style seating 
for unobstructed viewing and comfortable, wide, rocker-style seats with lots 
of leg room. The auditoriums will also have 100% integrated DLP Digital Cinema 
Projection providing crystal clear images, and RealD 3D capability in 4 
auditoriums. 
Empire Theatres Kingston will also feature an IMAX(®) theatre, which delivers 
a premium viewing experience and is a first in the area. The IMAX 
Experience(®) combines crystal-clear images, powerful digital sound and 
customized theatre geometry to create a uniquely immersive movie experience. 
"We are committed to offering our guests the best entertainment experience and 
IMAX helps us deliver on this promise," says Dean Leland, Vice President, 
Studio Relations & Media, Empire Theatres. "We look forward to offering 
moviegoers in the Kingston area with a movie-going experience unlike anything 
they've seen before." 
The theatre will also include an expansive main lobby, a lounge area with 
leather seating, Automated Box Offices, an expanded refreshments offering, 
large rooms that will be used for community and corporate use, and plenty of 
well lit, free parking. Guests will also be able to purchase their tickets at 
refreshments for one-stop shopping, online at www.empiretheatres.com or 
www.empiretheatres.mobi. Guests will be able to view showtimes, purchase 
tickets and access additional information on Empire Theatres Kingston at 
www.empiretheatres.com/kingston. 
The existing Empire Theatres Capitol 7 Theatre, located at 213-223 Princess 
Street in Kingston, will close its doors permanently after the last show on 
December 20(th), 2012. To celebrate its long history, Empire Theatres is 
hosting a "Celebrating the Capitol" iconic movies series until Sunday, 
December 16(th). All proceeds from admission tickets will be donated to the 
Salvation Army Toy Drive to assist families in need in the Kingston area. For 
complete details, visit www.empiretheatres.com/capitol. 
Invitation for a Media Tour - December 18(th), 1:00pm
The media are invited to a guided tour of the new Empire Theatres Kingston 
theatre on December 18(th) at 1:00pm. Dean Leland, Vice President Studio 
Relations & Media, Empire Theatres and Mark Welton, President, IMAX Theatres, 
IMAX Corporation will be on-site for interviews during this time. 
Please RSVP your attendance to Kelly O'Brien at 
Kelly.obrien@empiretheatres.com by Friday, December 14(th). 
About Empire Theatres Limited:
Empire Theatres Limited is a Canada-wide film exhibition company providing an 
exciting out-of-home entertainment experience including traditional film 
exhibition as well as other content using its digital and satellite 
capabilities. Empire Theatres Limited is a 100% owned subsidiary of Empire 
Company Limited that owns and operates 52 theatres across Canada with 431 
screens, including seven IMAX theatres and five Empire Extra locations. Empire 
Theatres Limited's corporate headquarters are located in New Glasgow, NS, with 
regional offices in Halifax, NS; Toronto, ON; and Calgary, AB. With 
approximately 2,500 employees, Empire Theatres provides excellent employment 
opportunities for the youth of Canada in an exciting and energetic industry. 
About The IMAX Experience(®)
In IMAX, you're experiencing a different movie altogether: everything from the 
movie itself to the theatre's technology and design, were developed and 
customized to make you believe you're part of the action. 
IMAX works directly with filmmakers to enhance the movie using its Digital 
Re-Mastering® process, which delivers superior picture and sound quality. 
Played through IMAX's state-of-the art projection system, the resulting images 
are so lifelike and crystal-clear you'll forget you're in a theatre. 
IMAX grabs your senses. You don't just hear the powerful sound system; you 
feel it all around you. Visually, there is no frame. IMAX's custom theatre 
design creates a picture that is higher, wider and closer - filling your 
peripheral view. 
It's not one thing that makes The IMAX Experience(®) but a combination of all 
these elements. That's the difference between seeing a movie and being part of 
one. 
IMAX Is Believing. 
Kelly O'Brien - Manager, Marketing & Communications Empire Theatres Limited - 
Halifax (902) 876-4830 Kelly.obrien@empiretheatres.com 
SOURCE: EMPIRE THEATRES LIMITED 
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