Roma: 2018 Best Picture, Released Theatrically by Netflix in Over 40 Countries

Netflix confirmed today that Oscar winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, produced by Esperanto Filmoj and Participant Media, will be released in over 100 theaters in the US and more than 500 theaters internationally in over 40 countries, curated by Netflix by territory around the release of the film on the service on December 14.

The theatrical presentation of the film began in the US and Mexico on November 21, already selling out theatres in New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, London and Toronto, among others.

The passion and pride from viewers in Mexico created a reported “​ROMA ​fever,” leading to an increasing number of theaters reaching out to exhibit the film. ​ROMA​ will be in nearly 100 theaters throughout the country this weekend.

This weekend the film will continue its expansion, hitting nearly 50 theaters in the US and over 200 theaters internationally. The innovative roll-out allows consumers worldwide the opportunity to experience the film theatrically, both before and during the film’s global streaming release, where it will be available to over 130M people.