El grito que sacudió a México is an original production by Discovery en Español under the direction of Michela Giorelli, Rafael Rodríguez, and Irune Ariztoy

Discovery en Español celebrates Mexico´s Bicentennial and Hispanic Heritage Month

02 de septiembre de 2010

In homage of Mexico’s 200 years of independence, this year Discovery en Español celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the premiere of the historical docudrama El grito que sacudió a México. Airing on Thursday, September 16th at 9pm, this original production, directed by award winning Mexican filmmaker Carlos Bolado, examines the events between September of 1810 and July of 1811 that gave rise to liberty. "This Hispanic Heritage Month we are proud to commemorate 200 years of Mexican independence with the premiere of this historic production under the direction of the prestigious filmmaker Carlos Bolado”, said Michela Giorelli, Vice President of Production and Development for Discovery en Español. Beyond the premiere of El grito que sacudió a México, the network is also conducting a number of other initiatives. Among these is a series of capsules entitled Así se festeja el bicentenario de México en… nombre de la ciudad in which Discovery en Español cameras will capture some of the most colorful bicentennial celebrations of various communities in the U.S. Starting on September 13th the network will kickoff of a weeklong tribute to Mexico with programs such as Misterios de Yucatán (September 13 at 9pm), Discovery Atlas: Mexico (September 14 at 9pm), Lucha libre (September 15 at 9pm) and La virgen de Guadalupe: entre la fe y la razón (September 17 at 9pm).