on Aug 04, 2023 9:00 AM
FATHOM EVENTS AND INSPIRE STUDIOS BRING A FILM OVER 500 YEARS IN THE MAKING TO THE BIG SCREEN. “1521” IS A STORY OF THE QUEST FOR LOVE AND FREEDOM COMING TO THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON OCTOBER 2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Los Angeles, CA) – August 4, 2023 Fathom Events and Inspire Studios – a California-based, Filipino-American production company – are bringing Inspire’s first feature film, “1521” to theaters nationwide for ONE NIGHT ONLY, October 2.
“1521” is inspired by the 500-year-old true events that took place at the epic Battle of Mactan where Spain experienced its first defeat at the hands of pre-colonial Filipinos, despite being the most powerful European empire at that time.
The film stars Danny Trejo as the legendary Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan who was killed in the Battle of Mactan in the archipelago of the Philippines on April 27, 1521. That piece of history is virtually unknown in the Western world.
In the film, Diwata, a native princess-seer with goddess-like beauty (played by Philippine icon Bea Alonzo), falls in love with a dashing Spanish soldier. Against all odds and pulled apart by their loyalties to their own people, they fought for their clandestine romance.
Tickets for “1521” can be purchased a tFathom Events or at participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theater locations are subject to change).