MMFF announces first 4 official entries for 2019

These are the films that are part of this year's 'Magic 8'

Rappler.com

Published: 4:42 PM July 10, 2019

Updated: 4:42 PM July 10, 2019

MMFF. The festival announces their first 4 entries for 2019. Image from Facebook.com/mmffofficial

MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has announced the first 4 official entries for its 2019 run.

The first 4 entries are:

(K)ampon, a horror film directed by King Palisoc and starring Derek Ramsay and Kris Aquino

Miracle in Cell #7, a family drama directed by Nuel Naval and starring Aga Muhlach and Nadine Lustre

Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity, a family comedy directed by Linnet Zurbano and starring Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza

Momalland, a fantasy directed by Barry Gonzales and starring Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis

MMFF will later announce the 4 other entries that will complete the festival's "Magic 8."

Traditionally held in December, the MMFF is meant to promote Filipino films, with no foreign films being shown in cinemas during its run. Last year's festival was the highest grossing in its history, grossing P1.060 billion in box office sales. – Rappler.com