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Nat’l identity found in aging filmstrips – film archivist

Nat’l identity found in aging filmstrips – film archivist

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A FILM restoration expert urged Thomasians yesterday to patronize restored classic Filipino movies because they bring a sense of national identity. Leo Katigbak, head of ABS-CBN archives and film restoration, stressed the importance of the younger generation's exposure to classic movies in the campus tour of Cinema One Originals Festival 2016 held at the Benavides Auditorium. “To me, it strikes us at the heart of our national identity because if you do not care about your past, what do you care for? How can you be proud of being a Filipino? […] I want to make sure it survives for the next generation,” he said. Katigbak and his team at Sagip Pelikula program scoured different countries for the filmstrips of classic Filipino movies like Himala, Oro Plata, Mata, and Haplos and br...