DENVER, Feb. 4 , 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Ross and Fathom Events will celebrate the star's 75th Diamond Diana Birthday Celebration with a special gift to fans around the world. The special two-night screening of "Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy"featuring "Diana Ross Live in Central Park" comes to movie theaters worldwide, premiering on her birthday, March 26,
The exclusive theatrical release will feature a remastered version of Ross' iconic Central Park concert, documented in July 1983 and considered one of the most important landmark events in music and entertainment history. The cinema event will also include special, never-before-seen footage and messages from the Ross family, including sons Ross Naess and Evan Ross, daughters Rhonda Ross Kendrick and Chudney Ross, with Tracee Ellis Ross giving a loving and passionate introduction to the film in celebration of the superstar's legacy.
Tickets for U.S. screenings of "Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy" featuring "Diana Ross Live in Central Park" can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.
Fathom Events and Meteor 17 present "Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy" featuring "Diana Ross Live in Central Park" in nearly 700 U.S. movie theaters on Tuesday, March 26 and Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. local time (both days), through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of U.S. theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). International cinema locations and ticket-on-sale dates will be announced at a later date.
"I envisioned a dream and that's what I created over those two days in Central Park. I picked a goal, and then imagined all the details," Ms. Ross said. "I believe imagination is magical, that we can think of something and bring it into being."
Directed by award-winning producer and director Steve Binder, "Diana Ross: Live in Central Park" was filmed over the course of two days when nearly 1.2 million people united on the Great Lawn of Central Park to experience a moment that defined a generation, bringing together music fans to experience one of the greatest artists of all time. The Fathom Events special is executive produced by Ms. Ross and produced by music/media producer Spencer Proffer of Meteor 17.
"We are thrilled to kick off this year-long celebration of an icon like Diana Ross in conjunction with her 75th birthday with this special screening event in movie theaters worldwide," said Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt. "As we are always looking to bring the best-in-class experiences to our viewers, we are excited to bring the legacy of Diana Ross to fans and music lovers everywhere."
"This cinema event encompasses the passion, love and talent of one of the most legendary artists of all time," said Meteor 17 CEO, Spencer Proffer. "With my partners at Fathom Events, we are excited to share Ms. Ross' special legacy with a new generation and relive one of the most momentous times in music history."
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About Fathom Events Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK); and Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events' live Digital Broadcast Network ("DBN") is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 975 locations and 1,578 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
About Meteor 17 Headquartered in Los Angeles, this convergence and production venture is helmed by innovative media and music producer, Spencer Proffer. M17 is producing and is developing an ambitious slate of projects across music, TV, film, Internet, live event, and other platforms, integrating brand marketing and music as organic components. M17 is a full service organization that actively participates from conception and architecture through all phases of deal making, production, marketing and distribution entities. www.meteor17.com.