The official list of eight entries for this years’ Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) was finally revealed last Friday, November 18, at Club Filipino in San Juan City.
Contrary to what people expected, there will be no Bossing Vic or Vice Ganda films for this year’s festival.
The list is composed of:
• Die Beautiful by Jun Robles Lana, starring Paolo Ballesteros
• Kabisera by Arturo San Agustin and Real Florido, starring Nora Aunor, Ricky Davao, JC De Vera, Jason Abalos, Victor Neri and Rj Agustin
• Saving Sally by Avid Liongoren, starring Rhian Ramos and Enzo Marcos
• Seklusyon by Erik Matti, starring Rhed Bustamante, Phoebe Walker, Elora Espano, Neil Ryan Sese, Ronnie Alonte, Lou Veloso, Dominique Roque, John Vic De Guzman and JR Versales
• Sunday Beauty Queen by Baby Ruth Villarama, starring Hazel Perdid, Maylyn Jacobo, Cherry Bretania and Leo Selomenio
• Oro by Alvin Yapan, starring Joem Bascon
• Vince & Kath & James by Ted Boborol, starring Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia and Ronnie Alonte
• Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2: #ForeverIsNotEnough by Marlon Rivera, starring Eugene Domingo and Chris Martinez
Meanwhile, short film entries were announced namely:
• Birds by Christian Paulo Lat
• EJK by Bor Ocampo
• Manila Screen by Roque Lee & Blair Camilo
• Mga Bitoon sa Siyudad by Jarell Serencio
• Mitatang by Argin Jezer Gagui
• Momo by Avid Liongoren
• Passage of Life by Renz Vincemark Cruz & Hannah
• Sitsiritsit by Brian Spencer Reyes
Expect the MMFF parade to be held on December 23. The films will publicly be in theaters starting this December 25 until January 7 next year.