Liza also explains her Facebook post on the criticism regarding the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino
Director Maryo J delos Reyes, Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung, and TV host-actor Arnell Ignacio are the new members of the committee
Liza says they have to ensure that the vision of the Metro Manila Film Festival is still being followed
(UPDATED) Ed Lejano, the executive director of the Quezon City Film Development Commission, is the fourth member to leave the Metro Manila Film Festival 2017 Executive Committee
Coco is set to direct his first Metro Manila Film Festival Entry, 'Ang Panday'
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MMDA General Manager Thomas Orbos says they revised the criteria because of the 60% drop in revenues in 2016
Ricky Lee, Rolando Tolentino, and Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala say that the MMFF 2017 ExeCom put too much emphasis on commerce over art
The director says he has no problem with a film festival for commercial purposes, but it should drop the pretense of artistic excellence or any cultural criteria
(UPDATED)Rolando Tolentino, Ricky Lee, Kara Magsanoc Alikpala resign from the Metro Manila Film Festival Executive Committee
Here's how to submit your entries to the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival!
PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed
Poe and Santos are appointed members of the MMFF Executive Committee at the launch of the 2017 festival
In a Senate hearing, director Alvin Yapan also insists he only wanted to show what was happening in society
Senator Grace Poe says that contrary to Senator Vicente Sotto III's proposal, indie and mainstream films should be shown together at the MMFF
Overseas Filipino workers laud the documentary film, which won Best Picture in the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival but struggled to remain in theaters
If found guilty, the 'Oro' team could face two to 3 years in prison and a fine of up to P250,000
Director Jun Robles Lana posts three deleted scenes from the movie, which generates feedback on social media
Alvin says the controversial scene was shot 'reality-style' since the dog was being butchered by locals for a resident's wake
'I mean, for her to be the chairperson of the FDCP, dapat alam niya 'yung responsibilidad niya. Hindi siya dapat nag-po-post ng gano'n [on social media] even before conducting an investigation within'
The MMFF ExeCom also issues a strong reprimand to the 'Oro' production team
(UPDATED) Following Star Cinema's release of the box office gross, the MMFF ExeCom says that any figures not released by the committee are 'unofficial and erroneous'
Senator Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III wants the MMDA to create a film festival for independent movies, saying that the revamped MMFF is 'prejudicial to regular moviegoers'
The DGPI says they will sanction 'Oro' director Alvin Yapan if their investigation finds it appropriate
'Handa naman po kami, wala po kaming itatago,' says producer Shandii Bacolod
'Vince & Kath & James' leads the provincial box office according to the MMFF ExeCom
John Arcilla, Bela Padilla, Robin Padilla, and more congratulate the stars and organizers of the festival and appeal to viewers to support Philippine cinema
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A real dog was killed while filming the movie, not a goat with prosthetics as the production's representative previously said
The ExeCom says they decided to withdraw the award after consultation with the late FPJ's family
'Die Beautiful' celebrates an enthrallingly colorful universe where hardships and happiness seamlessly converge,' writes Oggs Cruz
'Isang malaking karangalan para sa aming mga domestic helper po to be given a chance, na maging bahagi ng [Metro] Manila Film Festival,' says Mylyn Jacobo, one of the OFWs featured in the movie 'Sunday Beauty Queen'
Kapitana Mercy Sueno thanks the cast and crew of the movie 'Oro' for telling the story of the people of Gata
'Unfortunately, the film is just severely underwritten and unimaginatively directed'
The MMFF executive committee members note the positive reviews that fueled long queues and heartfelt applause from the audience
This year's awards night ends with 'Sunday Beauty Queen' winning Best Picture
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Rhed Bustamante terrifies many with her performance in 'Seklusyon' – though at 9 years old, she can't even watch the film yet
'Sunday Beauty Queen' won Best Picture, while Erik Matti won Best Director for 'Seklusyon!' Here's the full list of winners of the MMFF 2016
Paolo also won Best Actor at the Tokyo International Film Festival last November
'Sunday Beauty Queen' is the first ever documentary to make it to the festival and thus is also the first documentary to win the coveted Best Picture Prize
Irma Adlawan, Joem Bascon, Mercedes Cabral, Sandino Martin, and more star in 'Oro'
'Sadly, it is all still a very simplistic take on the dichotomies that pervade Philippine cinema,' writes Oggs Cruz
'Vince & Kath & James is stubbornly formulaic, and as a result, its story follows a very predictable trajectory
In 'Oro,' Alvin Yapan calmly navigates around his narrative, planting seeds of tension and discourse in a film that reimagines the massacre of 4 miners
The College of Saint Benilde team captain takes on a different role as he stars in the MMFF horror-thriller Seklusyon