The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) gave a list of the eight (8) official entries for the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival 2013.
This year, 15 entries were submitted but only 8 were chosen by the MMDA. Contrary to the tradition, the “Enteng Kabisote,” “Panday” and “Shake, Rattle & Roll” series will not be joining this year’s MMFF.
On June 18, 2013, 8 official entries were announced by MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino namely 10,000 Hours, Boy Girl Bakla Tomboy, Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel, Pagpag, San Pedro Calungsod Batang Martir, My Super Kap, and My Little Bossings. But due to technical difficulties and other external factors, some entries dropped out of the competition, in which the MMDA committee pick from other entries, which failed to be shortlisted, to replace the withdrawn entry.
The films to be shown in this year’s festival are as follows:
|10,000 Hours||Phil Film Studio||Robin Padilla, Alden Richards|
|San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Martir||Hubo Productions||JM de Guzman, Christian Vasquez|
|Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy||Viva Films and Star Cinema||Vice Ganda and Maricel Soriano|
|Boy Golden||ER Ejercito, KC Concepcion, Eddie Garcia,|
|Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay||ABS-CBN / Skylight / Regal||Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo|
|Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel||Spring Films||Piolo Pascual, Eugene Domingo|
|Kaleidoscope World||Melcor Enterprises||Sef Cadayona, Yassi Pressman, Elmo Magalona|
|My Little Bossings||OctoArts / MZET /APT / Kris Aquino Production||Vic Sotto, Kris Aquino, Bimby, Ryzza Mae Dizon|
Watch the video below.
The MMFF is part of the annual film festival in Metro Manila, Philippines held from December 25 until the first week of January the following year. During the festival, no foreign films are shown in the Philippine theaters in order to showcase locally produced films.