As NET25 continues to expand, the network has now ventured into film production with the launch of NET25 Films. This new milestone features seasoned and multi-awarded thespians Ricky Davao and Gina Alajar in the film ‘Monday First Screening.’
The movie, dubbed “senior citizen rom-com,” captures a story that revolves around two senior citizens who develop romance by watching free movies every Monday, the first screening for the day, as practiced in some malls in Metro Manila.
Audiences will get to know more about Lydia, the character of Gina Alajar, a newly-retired high school principal who immersed herself with a group of senior citizens like her by watching movies in the mall.
The movie premiere, to be held via invitational screening, will be on June 12, 2023 at the EVM Convention Center in Central Avenue, Quezon City at 11:00 in the morning. Not only will it showcase NET25’s first ever film, but it will also be an opportunity to reach out to senior citizens through free medical services.
Guests can avail of free medical and eye check-ups. There are also free medicines, vitamins, reading glasses, hearing aid, and a few wheelchairs to be given away to those who will participate in the program.
Seniors and their family members can avail of free services of Philhealth and Pag-IBIG Fund at the venue. A photo booth will also be prepared for young hearts.
Also starring in the film are award-winning actors Ruby Ruiz, Soliman Cruz, Che Ramos, and David Shouder with a new love team to watch out for – Allen Abrenica and Reign Parani.
‘Monday First Screening’ is directed by Benedict Mique. He co-wrote the screenplay with Aya Anunciacion while the director of photography is Owen Berico.
The exclusive movie block-screening is sponsored by: Regent Food Corporation, EW Villa Medica, Kafreshness, Huawei, Hypoair Snowflake Air Purifier, Life Extension Philippines, ADM Catering Services, Jamila Aesthetic, Spectrum Disinfect & Pest Control Services, Kings Empire Corporation, Salem, Go Shi Herbal Coffee, Brew Buddy Ph, Reinoldmax, H20 Company, The Nexperience Group, Memo Plus Gold and Mr. Gil Granado.
NET25 is the Philippines’ first digital TV station known for its family-oriented shows and top-rated news programs. It is home to the country’s brightest and most talented stars like Aga Muhlach, Korina Sanchez, Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Pia Guanio-Mago, the Quizon brothers – Eric, Epy and Vandolph, Tonipet Gaba and Alex Santos, just to name a few.
Check out highlights from the media conference below: