2017 MMFF - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2017 MMFF


WATCH: MMFF 2017 Parade of Stars

Dec 23, 2017 - 4:03 PM

The parade kicks off the annual film festival

MMFF 2017. The stars of 'Ang Panday' greet the crowd at the Metro Manila Film Festival Parade of Stars. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

5 fun facts about the movie 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Joanna Ampil, and Paulo Avelino lead the cast of the musical movie, directed by Loy Arcenas

5 fun facts about the movie 'Siargao'

Dec 18, 2017 - 9:45 PM

The famous surfing destination takes the spotlight in a film starring Jericho Rosales, and directed by Paul Soriano

'Deadma Walking': Not just another gay film

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Screenwriter Eric Cabahug and director Julius Alfonso talk about doing the film, which is being compared to 'Die Beautiful'

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

How Coco Martin fueled, financed his passions in 'Ang Panday'

Dec 05, 2017 - 7:45 PM

'Ang Panday' is Coco's first movie as director and producer

MMFF a 'marriage' of commercial and artistic interests – MMDA

Jul 05, 2017 - 8:18 PM

MMDA General Manager Thomas Orbos says they revised the criteria because of the 60 drop in revenues in 2016

BALANCE. MMDA General Manager Thomas Orbos says the film festival can't just focus on artistic interests. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Ex-MMFF ExeCom members explain why they left

Jul 05, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Ricky Lee Rolando Tolentino and Kara Magsanoc Alikpala say that the MMFF 2017 ExeCom put too much emphasis on commerce over art