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Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) Offers Big-Screen Hits Under the Stars

Free family-friendly film festival benefits Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children

HERNDON, Va., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In Northern Virginia, some things in life are still free thanks to Cox Communications. For five nights, from June 24 through June 28, at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax, the company hosts its annual Cox Movies Under the Moon(R), a free outdoor film festival offering family-friendly entertainment under the stars. This is the seventh year that Cox has partnered with the City of Fairfax and 97.1 WASH FM to present this event. In keeping with Cox's commitment to the community, attendees are invited to contribute donations to benefit Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children.

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"This event is a fun way for Cox to give back to the community," said Janet Barnard, senior vice president and general manager of Cox Northern Virginia. "When you think about community, it's family, it's friends - it's the things you hold most dear. Cox Movies Under the Moon brings all this together for free and in this economy that's important."

Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) is shown using state-of-the-art digital projection on a giant 40-foot by 20-foot outdoor screen with a Dolby surround sound system similar to those in movie theaters. This year's scheduled movies include several popular box office favorites:

Wednesday, June 24 -- Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Thursday, June 25 -- Twilight (PG - 13)

Friday, June 26 -- Boomerang Cartoons (PG)

Saturday, June 27 -- The Dark Knight (PG - 13)

Sunday, June 28 -- Mamma Mia! (PG - 13)

Gates will open each night at 6:30 p.m., and movies will start at 8:30 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to come early, bring blankets and beach chairs, and purchase food from on-site vendors to support Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children. Since 2003, Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) has raised nearly $60,000 to benefit the hospital.

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About Cox Communications:

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at,, and

About Inova Health System

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Inova provides a healthy environment for its patients, families, visitors, staff and physicians by prohibiting tobacco use on its campuses.

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