The Cinema is back
Rèv Cinema opens its doors, it is the revival of cinema the movie theater in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince. Moviegoers had no choice but to watch films on televisions, computers, and even on their mobile devices (tablets and smartphones). The nostalgia of beautiful images on a large screen with good acoustics has had people dreaming of a cinema for years. Rèv now enables moviegoers to relive the unique experience of a dark room by putting at their disposal a theater with 68 comfortable seats, good sound system, air conditioning, and snacks.
Publié le 2016-04-07 | Le Nouvelliste
Rèv is giving a second life to the movie theater in Haiti by bringing new, 3D projection which enables the viewing of the latest blockbusters. The first 3D cinema in the country leads the way to integrating information technologies into its daily operations. It offers the public a mobile application like the most modern cinemas. It is possible from a cell phone to check programming, read film previews and view trailers. The calendar of special events, alerts and notifications, the snack menu in addition to the variety of information available from the applicaton "revcine" is vailable on Apps store.
Thanks to this new space, the Haitian movie market is timidly making a fresh start. Since the start of its operations in June 2015, Rèv has shown a dozen Haitian movies most of which have been provided by the Haitian filmmaker Raynald Delerme converted into film distribution. Rèv is actively preparing for the upcoming release of the film, "Rasin mwen" by Robenson Vil. This film was distinguished during the 4th edition of "Haiti Movie Awards" by winning Best Actor, Best Director and Best Picture.
Rèv Cinema is a versatile space which can also hosts theatrical performances. The public enjoyed Katiana Milford in an amazing standup show as well as the theater group "Ecoliers en scène” (Schoolchildren on Stage) to commemorate World Women's Day on March 8th.
In this same vein, the movie theater located at 24 Rue Lambert in Pétion-Ville (Complex New Quality), can be rented out for all types of parties, meetings, etc. The team is preparing a special event for Mother's Day.
In addition, companies and institutions can place ads on the big screen which will be shown between movies, on the snack screen, on social medias, and on the App.
More than just a movie theater, Rèv Cinema aims to be a true entertainment center that innovates every day by diversifying its services. With this new operator, clocks have been reset. We are at the dawn of the movie theater revival.
By Jean Hugues Joseph