Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Leukemia Texas and World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation Collaborate to Battle Childhood Cancers

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (World Wide) has formed a collaboration with Leukemia Texas in an effort to fight pediatric cancers through the release of the award-winning film, Ways To Live Forever (www.waystoliveforevermovie.com), opening 2013 in North America. Based on the acclaimed British children's novel by Sally Nicholls, this heartfelt film tells the inspiring story of an ambitious 12-year-old boy named Sam in his battlewith leukemia. The film revolves around Sam and his best friend Felix, also a cancer patient, as they strive to achieve all their dreams and discover newways to appreciate family, friends, and all the oddities of life.

Ways To Live Forever will be released by World Wide in select theaters throughout the US, a portion of ticket sales going to Leukemia Texas, along with othercancer-related groups and organizations striving to bring awareness to both the movie and its message. In addition, publisher Scholastic has plans for a re-issue of the best-selling novel (on which the film is based) both in paperback and as an eBook in anticipation of the film’s U.S. theatrical release. The eBook will include a number of enhancements, including links to related movie clips and other bonus features.

Founded in 1970, Leukemia Texas, the only organization of its kind in the state of Texas, is dedicated to fighting the life-threatening blood cancer of leukemia through the funding of leukemia research and patient aid, where 100% of thefunds raised in Texas, stay in Texas. To learn more, visit www.LeukemiaTexas.org or call 214-265-7393.

Founded in 1977, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (www.wwmpc.com) is a diversified company with shareholders throughout the world, primarily involved in the development, financing, production and distribution of feature films, documentaries, short subjects, industrials and television productions. World Wide’s industry executives and board members have produced, distributed and consulted on a wide variety of film and television projects, earning Academy awards, Emmy awards, and prizes from international film festivals.

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