Cinedigm Acquires North American Rights to Drama ‘We Are Gathered Here Today’

Cinedigm June 9 announced it has acquired all North American rights to family drama We Are Gathered Here Today.

The film stars Danny Huston (Hitchcock, “American Horror Story”), Lin Shaye (Insidious, The Grudge) and Phoebe Tonkin (Bait, “The Vampire Diaries”).

Following its world premiere at the 2022 Beverly Hills Film Festival, Cinedigm plans to release the movie on digital and exclusively on the streaming service Dove Channel on Aug. 16.

From writer-director Paul Boyd, We Are Gathered Here Today tells the story of a dying patriarch being admitted to the hospital at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. After the diagnosis is relayed to his wife and son (Huston), the only contact his family has with him is via a video conference call.

The film aims to give a face to the families that had to suffer through tragedy during the pandemic, without the ability to say goodbye to their loved ones.

Additional stars include Elizabeth Rodriguez (“Orange Is the New Black”), Javicia Leslie (“Batwoman”), Clifton Davis (“Iron Fist,” “Madam Secretary”), Bill Smitrovich (Ted), Luna Blaise (“Manifest,” “Fresh Off the Boat”), Jenny Hara (Mystic River), Nicole Ari Parker (Remember the Titans), and Charlie Barnett (“Russian Doll”).

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