Fathom Events, in partnership with SpectiCast, presents the “Art & Architecture in Cinema” series in select U.S. cinemas. The program features seven different titles (one each month) and bring the world’s greatest works of art, and their environs, to the big screen. Cinema guests can now enjoy unprecedented HD access into the lives of renowned artists, their art and the fabulous museums and galleries that are not only the custodians of such masterpieces, but works of art in their own right.
Tickets for “Art & Architecture in Cinema” are available for purchase online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“This curated collection of acclaimed films will give audiences around the U.S. an intimate and informed experience with some of the world’s leading artists and masterpieces,” said Mark Rupp, President & Chief Operating Officer, SpectiCast. “It’s our mission to bring the great artistic treasures of the world to audiences who may not have direct access. With the highest quality productions and unrivaled expert narration, this is as close to a museum experience as any culture lover could hope for.”
“This series is particularly wonderful because it brings the art to the people. For some, they may not otherwise be able to experience these spectacular works and sights, but now they can get the same up-close and personal experience from their local cinema,” said Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh.
July’s Art & Architecture in Cinema Series Feature:
The Papal Basilicas of Rome – Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7 p.m. local time
“The Papal Basilicas of Rome” is a unique feature that combines history, spirituality, architecture and art. It takes its cue from the Extraordinary Jubilee, proclaimed by Pope Francis, which will see the faithful from all over the world pour into Rome in their millions, to cross the threshold of the Papal Basilicas and obtain a plenary indulgence. The opening of the Holy Doors will be a historical moment, certain to draw the whole world’s attention to Rome’s Papal Basilicas and be the ideal opportunity to tell the story, using a narrative language that will emotionally involve audiences, as they witness the magnificence that lies inside the four Basilicas.
About Fathom Events
SpectiCast is the fastest growing event cinema marketing and distribution company in the world, providing specialty film programs, cultural arts events, contemporary music programs, and other alternative content to over 2,000 theatrical and non-theatrical venues in 47 countries around the globe. SpectiCast provides content rights holders with turnkey access to theatrical and all downstream digital platforms including DVD, VOD and TV and distributes programs from some of the world’s most prestigious cultural arts organizations including the Strafford Festival, Opera de Paris, The Salzburg Festival, The Paris Opera Ballet, the Mariinsky Theatre, the British Museum, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
SpectiCast is a privately owned and operated firm based in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit www.specticast.com.