‘El Norte,’ the acclaimed timeless saga about immigrants and the American dream, go back to theaters for only one day
35 years after its original premiere in movie theaters, the Oscar®-nominated classic and restored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will be screened in more than 200 cinemas to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
“El Norte”, the acclaimed masterpiece directed by Gregory Nava from a script co-written by Anna Thomas, “El Norte” will be screened on Sunday, September 15, the first day of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, in more than 200 cinemas in certain regions nationwide. This special one-day presentation will include an exclusive introduction by Nava, whose films also include the beloved hits “Selena” and “My Family.” The projections of Fathom Events will also include a new video that explores the realization of the film and has the participation of its protagonists, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando. Nava’s introduction and the video behind the scenes will be presented in both English and Spanish.
Tickets for “The North 35th Anniversary” are available at www.FathomEvents.com and at the box office of participating cinemas.
The presentation of “The North” of Fathom Events is the first screening in cinemas of the film since its premiere in 1984 and will be presented in an exquisite version restored with the latest technology produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Getty Foundation. After this special event, Lionsgate will launch “The North” in digital formats on September 17.
Nominated for an Oscar® for her emotional and compassionate original script, written by Nava and Anna Thomas, “The North” entered the list of “culturally significant films” of the US National Film Registry. in 1995. After his family is killed in a government massacre, the brothers Enrique (Villalpando) and Rosa (Gutierrez) flee from Guatemala and embark on a dangerous trip to “The North”: the United States. The timeless and visually epic story of Enrique and Rosa’s courageous effort to achieve a better life in the US As undocumented immigrants it resonates today with remarkable strength and remains an unforgettable portrait of the power of the human spirit.