‘Suarez: The Healing Priest,’ Pakboys: Takusa,’ ‘Nightshift’ to premiere on SKY Movies Pay-Per-View

Filipinos who missed the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival will get another chance to catch two of the season’s featured movies—”Suarez: The Healing Priest” and “Pakboys Takusa”—as SKY Movies Pay-Per-View offers the MMFF Bundle, starting January 22 (Friday). Recipient of the Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award, “Suarez: The Healing Priest” depicts the true-to-life story …

WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival 2020

Here are the winners of the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 Gabi ng Parangal: 3rd Best Float: Fan Girl2nd Best Float: Isa Pang BahaghariBest Float: Magikland Best Child Performer: Seiyo Masunaga, The Missing Best Sound: Vincent Villa, Fan GirlBest Musical Score: Emerzon Texon, MagiklandBest Original Theme Song: Ulan, The Boy Foretold by the Stars Best …

Christmas Just Got Better! Stream MMFF 2020 Entries on UPSTREAM Starting TODAY!

This Christmas, there’s no other place to be than home, literally and figuratively. Instead of feeling deflated that you are missing out on the usual stuff you love doing during the holiday season, why not look for ways to keep the festive spirit alive and kicking? One thing you can do is to bring the …

MMFF 2020 stars invite OFWs to watch this year’s films online

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) festival organizers held a “MMFF Zoom Roadshow” with Pinoy celebrities to invite Filipinos from all over the world to watch this year’s line-up of top calibre films.  Celebrities Zanjoe Marudo, Charlie Dizon, Keann Johnson, Andrew E, Ritz Azul, Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Julia Estrada, Fumiya and Yamyam kicked off the …

John Arcilla shares he almost backed out of ‘Suarez’ movie

When asked if he’s a spiritual person, Suarez: The Healing Priest star John Arcilla answers, “well, I must say yes. Mas gusto ko sabihin na spiritual ako kesa religious. Kung relihiyoso kasi mas panatiko ka sa simbahan, spiritual is mas naniniwala ka sa kapangyarihan ng pananampalataya at ng iisang Diyos. Meron ka mang sinasamahang grupo …

John Arcilla on Fr. Suarez’s Healing Power: “Totoong may miracle”

Included in the list of this year’s digital Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2020) entries is Suarez: The Healing Priest, biopic of the recently-departed Fr. Fernando Suarez. Before his untimely demise last February, the 53-year old priest was able to handpick award-winning actor John Arcilla for the title role. Suarez was also very much involved in the recording of the film’s theme song, “Yakapin …

Duterte invites Pinoys to watch MMFF movies online

President Rodrigo Duterte encourages Filipinos from all over the world to patronize locally produced films by supporting the 46th edition of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) via UPSTREAM in partnership with GMovies, which will take place as scheduled this Christmas season.The MMFF opens on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020 until January 21, 2021.  “This …

Christmas MMFF lineup revealed, to be streamed via UPSTREAM

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) together with exclusive partner Globe, announced the much-awaited lineup of films for the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival in a presscon held via zoom, together with Dondon Monteverde of Sphere Entertainment, Inc. (UPSTREAM). The 2020 MMFF official entries in different genres such as fantasy, drama, comedy, horror and romance, that …

Official Entries to the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 Revealed

November 24, 2020. Globe via Upstream and GMovies with MMDA announced the official 10 entries for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020: 1. Magikland2. Coming Home3. The Missing4. Tagpuan5. Isa Pang Bahaghari6. Suarez: The Healing Priest7. Mang Kepweng: Ang Lihim ng Bandanang Itim8. Pakboys9. The Boy Foretold by the Stars10. Fan Girl Magikland is a …