The ECISD Education Foundation still has a few tickets available for the "Friday Night Lights" Texas premiere on October 7 in Odessa. They plan to mail out tickets and instructions Monday, September 27, to those who have paid the $100 ticket price. Actually, they won't be issuing tickets to the movie - Century Theater will do that.
The Education Foundation ticket will enable the holder to go into the theater on the night of the show to retrieve a movie ticket. There may be as many as four screenings of the "Friday Night Lights" that night to accommodate all of the ticket holders. But, Century Theater will be going about it's normal movie business that night as well, so there is a potential for congestion. I'm sure the ECISD Education Foundation will get it all done in an orderly fashion.
I know, I know. The prospect of school administrators selling movie tickets is generating snarky thoughts in some of you. You're thinking about the likelihood it will turn into something similar to college registration in the pre-computer days. Or, you might be working up some lame joke, like this one, for example:
How many school administrators does it take to sell a movie ticket?
One to hand out the ticket, take the money, and retrieve the ticket.
A teacher to teach the other one how to do it.
An evaluator to evaluate the teacher.
And a union representative to criticize the evaluator.
But no. We don't do that sort of thing around here.
[To see all of the items at this weblog about the movie, including photos, click "Friday Night Lights".]