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PBO Celebrates 17 Years, Launches Digitally Enhanced Film Festival

Take a trip down memory lane with these classic movies from the '60s through '90s!

To celebrate its 17th anniversary, Pinoy Box Office (PBO), the all-Filipino movie channel on cable TV, launched its first-ever Digitally Enhanced Film Festival. 

The Digitally Enhanced Film Festival will showcase blockbuster movies and timeless classics every Saturday of this month at 9:30 PM, from August 1 to 29. (Read:5 Must-Watch Movies Starring Elijah Canlas)

The No. 1 movie cable channel in the Philippines promised to take its viewers to a trip down memory lane with movies from Viva Films, Star Cinema, Spring Films, and FPJ Productions as part of movie line-up for the festival. 

 

On August 1, the 1984 coming-of-age film Bagets by Maryo J. de los Reyes starring Aga Muhlach, William Martinez, Raymond Lauchengco, JC Bonnin, and Herbert Bautista was the first classic movie to premiere on the festival. It was followed by Sharon Cuneta and Robin Padilla’s Maging Sino Ka Man on August 8.

To help you keep track of the PBO Digitally Enhanced Film Festival schedule, here’s a rundown of the other Pinoy classic films that will be joining the event. (Read: This year’s Cannes, New York, Tokyo Film Festivals to be held online)

 August 15: Darna, Ang Pagbabalik

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Darna, Ang Pagbabalik is the 14th adaptation of Mars Ravelo’s classic Pinoy heroine. In this Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes movie, Darna loses the magical stone that transforms her into a superhero, while Valentina tries to take over the Philippines by spreading subliminal messages on religious TV shows.

August 22: Anak ni Baby Ama

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Robin Padilla’s ’90s box office hit film Anak ni Baby Ama will take the August 22 spot for the PBO Digitally Enhanced Film Festival. This Deo Fajardo Jr. film is a fictional take on what-might-have-been for the son of Baby Ama—a real-life hoodlum electrocuted in the ’60s. (Read: Have you seen these Filipino films on YouTube yet?)

August 29: Working Girls

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Directed by Ishmael Bernal, Working Girls is a classic movie from the ‘80s starring some of the Philippine cinema’s finest actresses such as Hilda Koronel, Chanda Romero, Gina Pareño, Rio Locsin, and Carmi Martin. The film tackles the timeless themes of women experiencing discrimination in the workplace, dealing with the male ego, trying to make ends meet, and facing an accidental pregnancy.

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