Digitally restored Filipino films premiere at this year’s REELive The Classics
Dolphy’s barbell-weilding superhero, the ultimate barkada movie, and more.
The ABS-CBN Film Restoration Project has announced its lineup for its forthcoming REELive the Classics, the initative’s annual film fest showcasing digitally restored and remastered classic Filipino films. This year’s iteration celebrates the Centennial Year of Philippine Cinema.
The event, which kicks off later this month, is set to premiere two new restorations. First, Pepe Wenceslao’s 1973 take on Captain Barbell, which cast Dolphy as the eponymous superhero. There’s also Gimik: The Reunion, the 1999 film event considered by many Filipinos as the ultimate barkada movie.
Apart from these, REELive the Classics will also screen the following movies:
Dekada ‘70 (2002)
Ikaw Pa Lang Ang Minahal (1992)
Kung Mangarap Ka’t Magising (1977)
Tag-Ulan Sa Tag-Araw (1975)
Nasaan Ka Man (2005)
One More Chance (2007)
Pare Ko (1994)
Sana Maulit Muli (1995)
Watch the festival omnibus below.
Here’s the full screening schedule of the films as well.
REELive the Classics happen from March 13th thru 26th, in Santolan Town Plaza in Little Baguio San Juan City and Power Plant Mall in Makati City.
Unreel supports ABS-CBN’s initiative to revive and redistribute our olden films. Take the video below I produced with Film Police Reviews. See you at the movies!