Gandalf and the hobbits are here, along with Aragorn, the man destined to be king. But for the Kiwis, the real star of The Lord of the Rings is director Peter Jackson. The excitement is reaching fever pitch in New Zealand as Wellington prepares to host the world premiere of the final instalment in Jackson’s trilogy on Monday night.
The Tolkien Society–an”educational charity, literary society, and international fan club, devoted to promoting the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien–has announced the theme for this year’s Summer Seminar: Tolkien and Diversity.