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MMFF announces official 8 entries for 2023 summer edition
MMFF announces official 8 entries for 2023 summer edition

SUMMER EDITION. The Metro Manila Film Festival announces the eight films competing in its summer edition.

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The first-ever summer edition of the film festival runs in April

MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Film Festival announced on February 24 the eight films that will be competing in its first-ever summer edition happening in April.

The lineup includes a family drama starring Coco Martin, a musical featuring the songs of Rey Valera, a romance directed by and starring Bela Padilla, and a two-character drama by Jun Robles Lana.

Here are the eight entries:

  • Apag
    Director: Brillante Mendoza
    Starring: Coco Martin, Lito Lapid, Jaclyn Jose, Gladys Reyes
  • Singlebells
    Director: Fifth Solomon
    Starring: Aljur Abrenica, Alex Gonzaga, Angeline Quinto
  • About Us but not About Us
    Director: Jun Robles Lana
    Starring: Romnick Sarmienta, Elijah Canlas
  • Kahit Maputi na Ang Buhok Ko
    Director: Joven M Tan
    Starring: RK Bagatsing, Meg Imperial
  • Unravel: A Swiss Side Love Story
    Director: RC delos Reyes
    Starring: Gerald Anderson, Kylie Padilla
  • Here Comes the Groom
    Director: Chris Martinez
    Starring: Enchong Dee, Kempee de Leon, Awra Briguela, Xilhouete, Maris Racal, Kaladkaren
  • Yung Libro sa Napanuod Ko
    Director: Bela
    Starring: Yoo Min-Gon, Bela Padilla
  • Love You Long Time
    Director: JP Habac
    Starring: Carlo Aquino, Eisel Serrano 

The first summer edition of the MMFF will run from April 8 to 18 in cinemas nationwide, with the awards night to be held on April 11. The festival will kick off with the traditional Parade of Stars in Quezon City on April 1. –

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