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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Oct 21, 2013

Announcing The Five Entries In Metro Filmfest' New Wave Full Length Film Section

THE FIVE FINALISTS in the New Wave Full Length Film indie section of the coming 39th Metro-Manila Filmfest have been officially chosen. Here they are:

1. "DUKIT" -- written and directed by Armando Bing Lao, produced by Center Stage Production and starring Raquel Villavicencio, Willy Layug, Bor Ocampo, Mark Grisworld, Thea Lelay, Bambalito Lacap, Rhea Lim, Grace Martinez.

2. "ISLAND DREAMS" – co-written and directed by Aloy Adlawan and Gino Santo, produced by Kenau Pictures, starring Louise delos Reyes, French actor Alexis Petiprez, Chanel Latorre, and Irma Adlawan.

3. “MAESTRA” – written and directed by Joven Tan, produced by Pixel Works and Scenema Concept, starring Perla Bautista in the title role, Biboy Ramirez, Vaness del Moral, Dennis Padilla, Jenine Desiderio, Dexter Doria and Mel Kimura.
4. "MGA ANINO NG KAHAPON" – written and directed by Alvin Yapan, produced by Vim Yapan and Alem Chua, starring Agot Isidro, TJ Trinidad, Carlo Cruz, Upeng Galang Fernandez, Carl Acosta.

5. "SAKA-SAKA" – written and directed by Toto Natividad, produced by Cine Bro Productions, starring Ejay Falcon, Joseph Marco, Baron Geisler, Katheleen Hermosa, Perla Bautista, Akiko Solon, Toby Alejar, Mon Confiado.
The five entried will be shown from Dec. 18 to24, 2013 at the Glorietta 4 and SM Mega Mall cinemas, just before the opening of the Metro filmfest on Christmas Day with its mainstream entries.