Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Entries: Organized by the Film Development Council of the Philippines, Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 is a week-long celebration of Filipino movies. The festival is scheduled to happen on August 16-22, 2017, where film entries will be screened in participating cinemas nationwide. Here is your quick guide to Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Entries, Synopses, Trailers, and Schedule: 100 Tula Para kay Stella Running Time: 2 hours Producer: Viva Communications, Inc. Directed by: Jason Paul Laxamana Genre: Romance/Drama Actors: Bela Padilla, JC Santos 100 Tula Para kay Stella Trailer Synopsis: A bittersweet romance about a shy, unassuming guy’s secret love for one of his classmates who inspires him to write poetry as an outlet for his undeclared feelings. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B Running Time: 1 hour , 22 mins Producer: The IdeaFirst Company Directed by: Prime Cruz Genre: Dark Romance Actors: Ryza Cenon, Martin Del Rosario, Vangie Labalan Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B Trailer Synopsis: A lonely woman with dark secrets fall for a broken-hearted guy amidst mysterious murders in the city. AWOL Running Time: 75 mins. Producer: Skylight Directed by: Enzo Williams Genre: Action-Thriller Actors: Gerald Anderson AWOL Trailer Synopsis: AWOL is an action-thriller about an expert Army sniper who, armed with his tactical knowledge and deadly skills, goes on a quest to protect his family from the man who masterminded the attempt on his life and his loved ones. Bar Boys Rating: PG Running Time: 1 hour, 52 mins Producer: Tropic Frills, Inc. Directed by: Kip Oebanda Genre: Comedy/Drama Actors: Carlo Aquino, Rocco Nacino, Enzo Pineda, Kean Cipriano, Odette Khan Bar Boys Trailer Synopsis: Four young men enter the dog-eat-dog world of Philippine Law School. Birdshot Rating: R-13 Running Time: 115 mins Producer: TBA Studios Directed by: Mikhail Red Genre: Coming of Age Thriller Actors: John Arcilla, Ku Aquino, Arnold Reyes, Mary Joy Apostol Birdshot Trailer Synopsis: While venturing deep in the mountains, fifteen-year-old Maya unknowingly kills an endangered Philippine Eagle, leading the authorities to start a manhunt to find the eagle killer. Forced to hide in the forest to elude the police, she hears the call of an eagle. She follows its call to a place where a grim secret unravels. Click for our Birdshot Review. Hamog Rating: R-16 Running Time: 1:40:04 Producer: CPI/ Cinema One Directed by: Ralston Jover Genre: Drama Actors: Zaijan Jaranilla, Teri Malvar, Sam Quintania, Bor Lentejas Hamog Trailer Synopsis: A story of 4 children called ‘Batang Hamog’ who got hooked in 2 consecutive and unexpected events in their daily routine of crime and survival in the busy Manila streets. Paglipay Running Time: 96 mins. Producer: TOFARM Directed by: Zig Madamba Dulay Genre: Romance Actors: Garry Cabalic Paglipay Trailer Synopsis: In order to earn for the bride-price, Atan crosses the mountain river going to town wherein he meets a city girl who would make his life turn. Patay na si Hesus Rating: R-13 Running time: 90 mins. Producer: T-Rex Entertainment Production Directed by: Victor Villanueva Genre: Comedy/Satire Actors: Jacklyn Jose, Melde Montanez, Chai Fonacier, Sheenly Gener, Vincent Viado, Olive Nieto, Mailes Angelina Kanapi Patay na si Hesus Trailer Patay na si Hesus Synopsis: A single mom drives her children from Cebu to Dumaguete to attend their estranged father’s funeral. Along the way, they make several stops, many of them unscheduled. Pauwi Na Running Time: 120 mins. Producer: Universal Harvester Inc. Directed by: Paolo Villaluna Genre: Romance/Drama Actors: Bembol Roco, Cherry Pie Picache, Meryll Soriano, Jerald Napoles, Jesus Mendoza, Chai Fonacier Pauwi Na Trailer Synopsis: An ailing man. A nagging wife. A blind pregnant woman. Jesus Christ and a dog. Join their journey as they leave the failed promise of Manila back to the province–using only a pedicab. Salvage Rating: R-13 Running Time: 1:32:00 Producer: CPI/ Cinema One Directed by: Sherad Sanchez Genre: Horror Actors: Jessie Mendiola, JC De Vera, Joel Saracho, Karl Medina, Barbie Capacio Salvage Trailer Synopsis: A news team invetigating rumors of aswang killings in a remote barrio are attacked by a group of soldiers, forcing them to run for their lives in the deeps of the forest, where more mystery and danger lay in wait. Triptiko Rating: R-16 Running Time: 140 mins Producer: Michelena Brothers Production Directed by: Miguel Franco Michelena Genre: Suspense/Comedy/Drama Actors: Albie Casiño, Joseph Marco, Kean Cipriano, Kylie Padilla Triptiko Trailer Synopsis: Triptiko is an anthology of stories about how life can sometimes take unexpected turns. Star na Si Van Damme Stallone Rating: PG Running Time: 95 mins Producer: Unitel x Straight Shooters Directed by: Randolph Longjas Genre: Family Oriented Actors: Candy Pangilinan, Paolo Pingol, Jadford Dilaco, Sarah Brakensiek, Ebong Joson, Acey Aguilar, Erlinda Villalobos Star na Si Van Damme Stallone Trailer Synopsis: The life story of a kid diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Van Damme Stallone dreams of becoming a film actor; his family has to make ends (and dreams) meet. Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Tickets Students in Metro Manila: Php 150.00 Students Outside Metro Manila: Php 100.00 Promo: 4+1 Buy four tickets and get 1 ticket for free Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Schedule Pista at the Park: August 13, 10am – 4pm Premier Night: August 15, 6pm – 8pm Film Screenings: August 16-22 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Awards Night: August 20, 6pm onwards For more information, visit the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 website and Facebook Page.