Move over international films because The Metro Manila Film Festival is here!
Now on its 39th year, the Executive Committee which is headed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman and key members of the film industry continues the tradition of celebrating the MMFF and showcasing Filipino talents. The competition will start on Christmas Day until the first week of January 2014.
This year’s film entries are different from the previous ones. Gone are the regular entries such as “Enteng Kabisote,” “Panday,” and “Shake, Rattle & Roll. However, the country’s sought-after and powerful stars are still part of the festival namely ER Ejercito, Kris Aquino and Vic Sotto.
Take a Pick
Whether you like comedy, action or horror, you name it. The MMFF have got it. This year’s line-up includes:
Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill
Directed by Chito Rono | Produced by VIVA Entertainment
Starring ER Ejercito and KC Concepcion
Directed by Joyce Bernal | Produced by Viva Entertainment
Starring Robin Padilla
Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel
Directed and written by Chris Martinez | Produced by MJM Productions and Quantum Films
Starring Eugene Domingo and Sam Milby
Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay
Directed by Frasco Mortiz | Produced by Star Cinema and Regal Films
Starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla
Directed by Eliza Cornejo | Produced by iAct Productions
Starring Sef Cadayona and Yassi Pressman
Also starring Alma Concepcion, Mayton Eugenio, Alireza Libre, Pia Pilapil, Brylle Mondejar, Arnold Reyes, and William Angeles
Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
Directed by Wenn V. Deramas | Produced by Star Cinema and Viva Films
Starring Vice Ganda, Maricel Soriano and Joey Marquez
My Little Bossings
Directed by Marlon Rivera and written by Bibeth Orteza | Produced by OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, Kris Aquino Productions
Starring Kris Aquino, Vic Sotto, Ryzza Mae Dizon, and James “Bimby” Aquino-Yap
Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir
Directed and written by Francis O. Villacorta | Produced by HPI Synergy Group in association with Wings Entertainment
Starring Rocco Nacino, Christian Vazquez
The 39th Metro Manila Film Festival Parade of Stars happens today 2PM at the Mall of Asia Arena to Quirino Grandstand. See the stars and the creative floats of Kimmydora, Boy Golden, Kaleidoscope, Pedro Calungsod, My Little Bossings, Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy, Pagpag and 10,000 Hours. Lastly, the awards night happens on December 27th at the Meralco Theater in Pasig City.
Celebrate Christmas with your family and don’t forget to watch one, two or all of the films at the 39th MMFF.
Maligayang Pasko po!