SM Cinema has opened SM Imax Iloilo in Iloilo City, featuring Imax with Laser, a next-generation laser projection and multi-channel sound system that delivers crystal clear, lifelike images and precision audio for a movie-going experience unlike anything else.
The new system premiers with the release of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.
Mayor Jerry Treñas said, “I would like to congratulate SM City Iloilo as you launch this first-ever IMAX theatre in Western Visayas and the pioneering Imax theater in the Visayas and Mindanao,” said Treñas.
“I share the same excitement with you for this iconic milestone that will surely bring a whole new level and more immersive viewing experience to our theater-loving Ilonggos,” said Treñas.
SM has always been a strong and very special partner of the Iloilo City Government especially in various endeavors in our pursuit to further level up the city, he stressed.
“This innovative treat of enhancing the movie experience for the Ilonggos reflects your tireless support in making our beloved city a happy and enjoyable place for everyone,” Treñas said, adding,
“SM has always been a strong and very special partner of the Iloilo City Government especially in various endeavors in our pursuit to further level up the city. Right here inside the mall, we have been given space for our off-site payment center and that is for free.”
For Dinagyang Festival 2024, SM is also one of the city government’s biggest single corporate sponsors. “Our partnership with SM is a testament of how strong our public-private partnership is in Iloilo City especially in achieving our goals for the city and our people,” Treñas concluded.