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MMFF announces the ‘Magic 8’ official film entries in 2019 festival

This year, there were 15 films submitted from 21 production companies.

A thriller, a fantasy-comedy, two action-comedies, two family dramas, a historical drama, and romance are the genres the moviegoers can look forward to starting Christmas day, when this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) films open in cinemas nationwide.

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Executive Committee announced on Wednesday (October 16) the final 4 films that will part of the festival. The first four entries were based on script submission while the other four for the full length feature category were finished film submissions.



The Magic 8 or the eight official entries are:

1. Miracle in Cell #7 (Pinoy Adaptation)
Starring Aga Muhlach, Bela Padilla
Viva Films

2. Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity
Starring Vic Sotto, Maine Mendoza
APT & MZet

3. Sunod
Starring Carmina Villarroel
Ten17P

4. M&M: The Mall The Merrier
Starring Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis
Star Cinema and Viva Films

5. Mindanao
Starring Judy Anne Santos and Allen Dizon
Centerstage Productions

6. Write About Love
Starring Yeng Constantino and Rocco Nacino
TBA Studios

7. 3Pol Trobol, Huli Ka Balbon
Starring Coco Martin, Jennylyn Mercado and Ai-Ai delas Alas
CCM Films

8. Culion
Starring Iza Calzado and Jasmine Curtis-Smith
iOptions Ventures Corp.

The annual Parade of Stars is scheduled on December 22, and will be hosted by the city of Taguig. The 45th MMFF will run from December 25, 2019-January 7, 2020. The Gabi Ng Parangal will be on December 27 at the New Frontier Theater.

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