FULL LIST: 8 MMFF 2016 entries, trailers revealed

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – The final list of movies for the Metro Manila Film Festival is out!

The list of 8 full-length movies and 8 short films was released on Friday, November 18, at Club Filipino. 

As with the previous years, the MMFF movies will be in theaters on December 25. The annual MMFF parade will be held on December 23. 

UPDATE: The MMFF has decided to hold its awards night on December 29 instead of the previously announced date of January 8. The festival will run until January 3. 

In a text message to Rappler, Executive Committee representative and MMFF PR Head Noel Ferrer said that the decision was made "to give in to the clamor of certain sectors that it would help boost the box office gross of the award winning films."

Here's the list of full-length and short films you can catch this Christmas!

Full-length films

Director: Marlon Rivera

Starring: Eugene Domingo, Jericho Rosales, Kean Cipriano,  Khalil Ramos, and Cai Cortez 



Director: Jun Robles Lana

Starring: Paolo Ballesteros, Joel Torre, Gladys Reyes, Luis Alandy, Albie Casiño, Iza Calzado 


Directors: Arturo San Agustin and Real Florido

Starring: Ms. Nora Aunor , Ricky Davao, ,JC De Vera,Luis Alandy, Jason Abalos,RJ Agustin




Director: Alvin Yapan 

Starring: Irma Adlawan, Mercedes Cabral, and Joem Bascom


Director: Avid Liongoren

Starring: Rhian Ramos,  Enzo Marcos 


Director: Erik Matti 

Starring: Rhed Bustamante, Phoebe Walker, Elora Espano, Neil Ryan Sese, Ronnie Alonte, Lou Veloso, Dominique Roque, John Vic De Guzman, JR Versales


Director: Babyruth Villarama Gutierrez

Starring: Hazel Perdido, Cherrie Mae Bretana, Mylyn Jacobo, Leo Selomenio, Rudelyn Acosta



Director: Ted Boborol 

Starring: Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia, Ronnie Alonte


Short Films

 – Rappler.com