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Getting Information About *Free* Sneak Previews

If you enjoy attending FREE sneak previews of upcoming films, you should subscribe — for FREE — to the new and improved Triangle Arts & Entertainment Free-Film List. For complete information on advance screenings in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina, e-mail me at  RobertM748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.

Otherwise, you will need to check the following websites several times each day:

Websites

Facebook pages to “Like”

Newspapers

•   The Independent Weekly occasionally sponsors advance film screenings: http://www.indyweek.com/ (look for display ads in their Film section).

•   N&O Zone (for News & Observer subscribers only): http://www.newsobserver.com/zone (REGISTER: http://www.newsobserver.com/reg-bin/int.cgi?mode=login). Note: All N&O passes are usually gone within 30-40 minutes of the time set to start handing them out. If you cannot be at the N&O at that time, you should always call (919) 829-4501 to check on pass availability before you drive to 215 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27602.

Local TV Stations

•   The CW 22: http://www.raleighcw.com/sections/entertainment/ (REGISTER: http://www.raleighcw.com/shared/sections/contests/the-list/). Note: You should always call The CW 22 at (919) 872-2854 before driving to 3012 Highwoods Boulevard, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27604.

•   My Fox 50: http://www.fox50.com/contests. Note: You should always call My Fox 50 at (919) 595-5050 before driving to 512 South Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701.

Local Radio Stations

•   93.9 KISS FM: http://www.939kissfm.com/cc-common/contests/ (SIGN UP: http://rewards.939kissfm.com/asp2/Register.aspx).

•   K97.5 WQOK FM: http://contests.hiphopnc.com/ (SIGN UP: http://www.blackplanet.com//user/register.html?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fhiphopnc.com%2Fcontests%2Fbdawson%2Fcontest-ahh-puck-it%2F).

•   100.7 The River: http://www.oldies1007.com/cc-common/radiobase/contests/ (SIGN UP: http://riverraleigh.clearcontests.com/front/register.asp?Action=New).

•   Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM: http://listenerclub.wralfm.com/asp3/contests.aspx (SIGN UP: http://listenerclub.wralfm.com/asp2/Register.aspx).

•   G105 FM: http://www.g105.com/cc-common/contests/ (SIGN UP: http://g105.clearcontests.com/front/register.asp?Action=New).

•   Rush Radio 106.1 WRDU-FM: http://www.wrdu.com/cc-common/contests/. (SIGN UP: http://wrdu.clearcontests.com/front/register.asp?Action=New)

•   Foxy 107.1/104.3: http://contests.foxync.com/ (SIGN UP: http://els.fimc.net/wfxk-fm/els/elsSignupFrm.asp?newmember=1).

Other

•   N.C. State University Campus Cinema (open to the public): http://www.ncsu.edu/cinema/. Note: The Campus Cinema is located in Witherspoon Student Center, 2810 Cates Avenue (corner of Dan Allen Drive and Cates Avenue), Raleigh, NC 27695; (919) 515-5146.

For best results, you need to check these websites every day — if not several times a day — 24/7/365. You have to go to The CW 22, My Fox 50, N&O Zone in Raleigh and/or Cary, and the local radio stations to pick up passes; but CHUD.com, MovieJungle.com, and Shakefire.com will mail the passes to you — sometimes at the last moment. FilmMetro.com will allow you to print out passes online.

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell is editor and publisher of the Triangle Arts & Entertainment Free-Film List, a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter that provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of advance screenings of films in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina.

To start your FREE subscription to this newsletter, e-mail RobertM748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.

To read all of Robert W. McDowell’s articles online at Triangle Arts & Entertainment, click http://triangleartsandentertainment.org/author/robert-w-mcdowell/.

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