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 TrailerΒ 

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 CasiΓ±o, 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.

 

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