December is definitely one of the most wonderful times of the year when Filipinos get to showcase their outpouring talents, skills and creativity in the field of filmmaking and acting. This is also the perfect moment for Filipinos to demonstrate their undying support in the local film industry by watching the featured movie entries in the Metro Manila Film Festival.
The Metro Manila Film Festival is a film festival in Metro Manila that is yearly shown Philippine-wide from December 25 until the first or second week of January. All throughout the entire span of the festival, foreign movies are not allowed to compete with local featured films in theaters nationwide to give more chance for Filipino movies to shine, be recognized and patronized.
For your reference, here is the complete roll of movies included in the most sought after Metro Manila Film Festival of 2013.
1. 10,000 Hours
- Philippine Film Studios
- Robin Padilla, Alden Richards, Joem Bascon, Mylene Dizon, and more
- Directed by Joyce Bernal
2. San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Martir
- HPI Synergy Group, Wings Entertainment
- Rocco Nacino, Christian Vasquez, Jestoni Alarcon, Robert Correa, Ryan Eigenmann, and more
- Directed by Francis O. Villacorta
3. Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
- Star Cinema & VIVA Films
- Vice Ganda, Maricel Soriano, Joey Marquez
- Directed by Wenn Deramas
- Star Cinema, & Regal Films
- Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Paulo Avelino, Shaina Magdayao
- Directed by Frasco Mortiz
5. Kimmy Dora Prequel
- Spring Films, MJM Productions, and Quantum Films
- Eugene Domingo, Sam Milby, Angel Aquino, Joel Torre
- Directed by Chris Martinez
6. My Little Bossings
- OctoArts Films, MZET, APT Entertainment & Kris Aquino Productions
- Vic Sotto, Kris Aquino, Ryzza Mae Dizon, James ‘Bimby’ Aquino-Yap
- Directed by Marlon Rivera
7. Boy Golden
- Viva Films
- R Ejercito, KC Concepcion, Eddie Garcia, John Estrada, Tonton Gutierrez, Joem Bascon
- Directed by Chito Rono
8. Kaleidoscope World
- Melcor Enterprises
- Sef Cadayona, Yassi Pressman, Elmo Magalona, Diva Montelaba, Steven Silva, Enzo Pineda
On the other hand, Be Care with My Heart was said to be pulled out from the list of movies due to schedule constrictions while My Super Kap has also been pulled off due to conflicts in schedule of its supposed-to-be lead actresses and the ongoing political issue attached to itslead actor.
Nonetheless, given the latest controversies which involves some of the MMFF entries, there are still a great number of movies to look forward watching this year that may surely tickle your fancies.