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Anne Hathaway, Bette Midler Turn Out for ‘Roma’ Special Screening in New York City

Roma’s” highly acclaimed whirlwind tour took another stop in New York City on Tuesday night for a special screening for a star-studded crowd.

Anne Hathaway, Bette Midler, Zosia Mamet, Jim Jarmusch, Nick Kroll, Chris Meloni, Lee Pace, Kathleen Turner, David Chase, and Tom Colicchio were just a few of the stars who attended the showing at the DGA Theater.

Producer Gabriela Rodriguez smiled as she told Variety about the affair, “I am just really excited. The feedback we have been getting has been so nice. We have had an amazing festival run with wonderful reactions from around the planet from Tokyo to Turkey to Latin America and different cities in Europe.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Gabriella Rodriguez, Nancy Garcia Garcia, Yalitza Aparicio, Christopher Meloni and Marina de Tavira attend the "Roma" New York Special Screening on November 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Netflix) *** Local Caption *** Gabriella Rodriguez;Nancy Garcia Garcia;Yalitza Aparicio;Christopher Meloni;Marina de Tavira

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos stood proudly for photos with cast members Yalitza AparicioMarina de Tavira, and Nancy Garcia before the movie rolled. (Director Alfonso Cuaron was noticeably absent due to a personal emergency.)

“This whole adventure started without knowing anything. And it suddenly turned into all this,” García said as she pointed to the crowded theater. “All because of Alfonso.”

After the screening, audiences braved the chilly air and headed to hotspot The Pool for an exclusive after-party.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Scott Stuber, Ted Sarandos, David Linde, Eugenio Caballero, Gabriela Rodriguez, Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Nancy Garcia Garcia and Skip Lievsay attend Netflix Hosts A Special Screening Of "Roma" at Directors Guild of America Theater on November 27, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/PMC) *** Local Caption *** Scott Stuber;Ted Sarandos;David Linde;Eugenio Caballero;Gabriela Rodriguez;Yalitza Aparicio;Marina de Tavira;Nancy Garcia Garcia;Skip Lievsay

Aparicio beamed brightly as she entered and lit up the space in a sparkling silver ensemble. A jam-packed VIP table awaited her as guests, including Cuba Gooding Jr., Joshua Malina, and Dean Winters, mingled over mezcal margaritas and filet mignon.

“It has been a year of many things for me. I am very happy,” Aparicio told Variety. “The most important thing in the end is that people will get to see a beautiful film.”

Rodriguez gushed, “It is poetry that Alfonso has created. He pushes it all to make great art.”

Roma” will be released globally on Netflix on Dec. 14.

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