MANILA, Philippines – Every year, Filipino audiences eagerly await the various entries at the Metro Manila Film Festival at the holiday season. This year, the stars were out once again for the festival’s awards night. View the full list of winners here.
Vice Ganda was set to host alongside Kris Aquino, but had to pull out due to the death of his grandfather. Edu Manzano stepped in to co-host instead.
View these photos from the event, and click here for Rappler’s #MMFF2014 coverage.
All photos above by Mark Cristino/Rappler.
One of the highlights of the evening came when Jennylyn Mercado, who accepted co-star Derek Ramsay’s Best Actor award (for English Only, Please) on his behalf, accepted the Best Actress award just moments later.
It was a great evening overall for English Only, Please, which also won 2nd Best Picture.
Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo was also a big winner, as was Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2.
Action star Robin Padilla, leading lady Vina Morales, Robin’s nephew Daniel Padilla were all there to support the movie.
MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino also received a special award for his services.
- MMFF 2014 full movie lineup
- Full list: Winners, MMFF 2014 awards night
- Photos: MMFF 2014 awards night
- Photos: MMFF Parade of Stars 2014
- Review: ‘English Only, Please’
- Review: ‘Magnum Muslim .357’
- Review: ‘Bonifacio’
- Review: ‘Praybeyt Benjamin 2’
- Review: ‘Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2’
- Review: ‘Feng Shui 2’
- Review: ‘My Big Bossing’
- Review: ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll XV’