Fathom Events & Lionsgate to Re-Release Gregory Nava’s Immigrant Drama “El Norte” in Theaters in September

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5 Aug 2019 | LATINews

Gregory Nava’s immigrant drama is headed back to theaters…

Fathom Eventsand Lionsgate have set a 35th anniversary release on September 15 for El Norte, the 70-year-old Mexican and Basque American filmmaker’s drama about the dreams of immigrants from Central America.

Gregory Nava

El Nortehas been set to coincide with the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. It will play in more than 200 movie theaters in select markets nationwide and include an exclusive introduction by Nava, whose films also include Selenaand Mi Familia.

El Norte

The screenings will also include a featurette that explores the making of the film with the film’s stars, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrezand David Villalpando. Nava’s introduction and the behind-the-scenes featurette will be presented in both English and Spanish.

The presentation of El Norte is the film’s first theatrical release since it debuted in U.S. theaters in 1984, and will be shown in a state-of-the-art restoration produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Getty Foundation. Following this special event, Lionsgate will release El Norteon digital formats on September 17.

The film was nominated for an Oscar for its original screenplay, written by Nava and Anna Thomas

El Nortewas named to the U.S. National Film Registryof “culturally significant films” in 1995. The cast includes Lupe OntiverosErnesto Gómez CruzEnrique Castilloand Tony Plana.


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