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MOVIE GUIDE: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018 Entries

We’re barely a week now for the second year of “Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino,” which is scheduled from August 15-21, 2018.

Last year’s festival proved to be a success, having extended its week-long run thanks to the #ExtendPPP campaign on social media. One takeaway from Year One’s entries was the award-winning “Birdshot” by Mikhail Red, which was later submitted as the Philippines’ official Best Foreign Film entry for 2018’s Oscars.

Below are all the 8 entries for PPP 2018. Which ones are you excited for? Let us know in the comments below!

Ang Babaeng Allergic Sa WiFi

Starring: Sue Ramirez, Jameson Blake, Markus Paterson


When a teenage girl develops an allergy to Wi-Fi, she is forced to live in a remote province, pushing her to reevaluate her relationships and the boy she believes is her one true love.

The Day After Valentine’s

Starring: Bela Padilla, JC Santos


Kai (JC Santos), a distraught man meets Lani (Bela Padilla), a strong, confident woman who seems to have answers to all of life’s most difficult questions. Kai realizes that with Lani’s wisdom and “go-get” attitude, he may be able to fix everything in his life. 


Unli Life

Starring: Vhong NavarroJoey Marquez, Ejay Falcon


May unli-rice sa kainan, may unli-text sa phone… E pa’no kung may UNLI LIFE ka para sa pag-ibig?



Bakwit Boys

Starring: Mackie Empuerto, Devon Seron, Vance Larena


The story follows four brothers, known as “Bakwit Boys,” and their struggles after a super typhoon ravaged their community in Isabela.

 They went on to evacuate to their grandfather’s place, where they meet a rich city girl who discovers their musical talent and helps them reach success.

Madilim ang Gabi

Starring: Gina Alajar, Philip Salvador, Felix Roco


A Filipino couple become caught up in their country’s violent drug when their son goes missing.

Pinay Beauty

Starring: Chai Fonacier, Edgar Allan Guzman


The movie talks about crazy love and the love that everyone aspires for. It touches on beauty of face and beauty of friendship.

Signal Rock

Starring: Christian Bables and Nading Josef


The story revolves around the character of Intoy, an island boy who basically wants to keep his family intact. 


We Will Not Die Tonight

Starring: Erich Gonzales, Alex Medina, Max Eigenmann


Kray plays a stuntwoman who is getting no respect from her current boss. When her old gang encourages her to do a drug run for easy money, she reluctantly goes along. However, she soon finds out that the crooks are actually running kids as contraband. A bloody fight ensues, and soon she and her friends are on the run for their lives

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