LOOK: Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 goes digital, reveals 10 official entries [MMFF 2020]
In a virtual media launch, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) revealed the lineup of movie entries for the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
“Tuloy ang MMFF 2020. Hindi puwedeng mawala ito sa pandemya,” MMDA Chairman and MMFF Over-all Chairman Danny Lim said in his opening statement. Gen. Lim shared that the limitation due to the closing of cinemas led to the transfer to the digital platform which means a wider reach.
As MMFF goes digital, MMDA partnered with Globe Telecom and streaming app UPSTREAM to enable more Filipinos to access the movies in the comfort of their homes globally. Filipinos abroad can now take part in the annual tradition.
GMovies Vice-President for Products and Technology Chris Cheng shared a quick video on how to access the films. Here are the steps.
- Register or sign in the GMovies app.
2. From the selection of movies, select what you want to watch.
3. Rent through the different online payment options.
4. Log on to upstream.ph.
Log on to gmovies.ph and upstream.ph. GMovies app is available on iOS and Android devices.
During his segment, Cheng also introduced Globe Telecom’s anti-piracy campaign #PlayItRight.
Here are the official entries for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 / MMFF 2020 (Screenshots taken from the lineup reveal media event on Zoom)
- Magikland (Fantasy/Adventure)
2. Coming Home (Family Drama)
3. The Missing (Horror)
4. Tagpuan (Romance / Drama)
5. Isa Pang Bahaghari (Family Drama)
6. Suarez: The Healing Priest (Faith / Drama)
7. Mang Kepweng (Horror / Action / Comedy)
8. Pakboys (Comedy)
9. The Boy Foretold by the Stars (Romance)
10. Fangirl (Drama)