Maginhawa gem Cinema Centenario is closing down

In an emotional turn of events, Maginhawa’s beloved Cinema Centenario has closed down. They posted on October 7, Wednesday night, on their Facebook page about a sweet anecdote with an old couple who first visited them and made them kilig with their comments and praise. Since then, Cinema Centenario has brought many people closer to the fantastic cinema experience.

Unfortunately, due to over 200 days in quarantine, they’ve had to close, packing up their things.

“Nagbabago ang panahon at may mga pagkakataong hindi natin inaasahang darating. After more than 200 days ng aming pagsasara buhat ng pandemic, nais naming magpaalam dahil tuluyan na naming isasara ang pinto ng ating Tahanan sa Maginhawa. Hindi ito naging madali para sa amin. Malaking factor sa aming desisyon ang safety and sustainability, kahit payagan pang magbukas ang mga sinehan, it won’t work sa aming kinalalagyan. Hindi biro ang safety concerns na hatid ng pandemyang ito kaya umabot kami sa desisyong ito. Manatili po sana tayong ligtas at healthy sa lahat ng pagkataon.

At sana, manatili rin ang inyong suporta sa kung saan man kami magpunta. Uncertain pa kung ano ang hatid ng ‘New Normal.’ But we will Moov forward sa patuloy na pagdevelop ng Pelikulang Pilipino even beyond its centennial celebration,” they wrote.

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Posted by Cinema Centenario on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

You will be missed, Cinema Centenario!

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