Photo Opportunity - Matt Damon, James Moll and Cross-Africa Runners are Joined by Ben Affleck, Wyclef Jean and Other Celebrities at CTV and Diesel's Special Presentation of Running the Sahara, Sept. 8



    TORONTO, Sept. 6 /CNW/ - On Saturday, September 8, 2007, executive
producer Matt Damon and Academy Award-winning director James Moll will attend
a private, special presentation of Running the Sahara, presented by CTV and
Diesel at the Royal Cinema at 608 College Street West. The documentary
chronicles the Running the Sahara expedition undertaken by Charlie Engle,
Kevin Lin and Canadian Ray Zahab this past February that involved a 111 day,
6,920 kilometre, cross-continent run from Senegal to Egypt to raise support
for the African water crisis through Matt Damon's charity H20 Africa.

    International celebrities and musical performers who support the H20
Africa mandate are expected to walk the red carpet and attend the Running the
Sahara private screening.

    
    Who:    -  Matt Damon, executive producer and narrator, Running the
               Sahara; founder H20 Africa

            -  James Moll, director, Running the Sahara

            -  Ray Zahab, Canadian endurance athlete

            -  Chalie Engle, endurance athlete

            -  Kevin Lin, endurance athlete

            -  Ben Affleck

            -  Wyclef Jean

            -  Mia Hamm

      	  -  Other international musical and entertainment celebrities to
               be confirmed

    What:   Special presentation of Running the Sahara

    When:   Saturday, September 8, 2007

            Red carpet: 11:30 a.m.

            Doors close: 12 noon (there is no media access to the screening)

    Where:  Royal Cinema at 608 College Street West

    RSVP:   By Friday, Sept. 7 at 12 noon
    

    Media are invited to participate in red carpet photo opportunities and
potential interviews. Please RSVP to confirm positioning.





For further information:

For further information: Laura Heath, CTV Inc., lheath@ctv.ca, c: (416)
550-1658; Jennifer Alsop-Lee, Media Profile, jennifer@mediaprofile.com, w:
(416) 504-8464 or c: (416) 418-4264


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