MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has announced the first 4 official entries for its 2019 run.
The first 4 entries are:
- (K)ampon, a horror film directed by King Palisoc and starring Derek Ramsay and Kris Aquino
- Miracle in Cell #7, a family drama directed by Nuel Naval and starring Aga Muhlach and Nadine Lustre
- Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity, a family comedy directed by Linnet Zurbano and starring Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza
- Momalland, a fantasy directed by Barry Gonzales and starring Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis
MMFF will later announce the 4 other entries that will complete the festival’s “Magic 8.”
Traditionally held in December, the MMFF is meant to promote Filipino films, with no foreign films being shown in cinemas during its run. Last year’s festival was the highest grossing in its history, grossing P1.060 billion in box office sales. – Rappler.com