MMFF 2022: 8 Metro Manila Film Festival Official Entries + Movie Trailers

Here are the 8 Metro Manila Film Festival Official Entries & Movie Trailers

MMFF 2022 – Here are the eight (8) Metro Manila Film Festival official entries and their movie trailers.

The 48th edition of the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) features the theme “Balik Saya na MMFF 2022,” bringing more joy and excitement to the Christmas holiday.

In light of the eased restrictions on entertainment venues two years into the pandemic, the annual Christmas film festival will take place from December 25, 2022, to January 7, 2023, galvanizing filmmakers and moviegoers.

Photo Source: Pinoy Adventurista

The “Gabi ng Parangal,” slated for December 27, 2022, will honor the award winners. The following is a list of Filipino-made films that are anticipated to hit the box office this MMFF 2022.

Partners in Crime

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Vice Ganda, Ivana Alawi

Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina

Producer: ABS-CBN Film Productions

The plot of Partners in Crimes centers on a former couple who are reconnected after participating in the same crime.

Family Matters

Genre: Drama

Starring: Liza Lorena, Noel Trinidad, Nonie Buencamino, Mylene Dizon, Agot Isidro, James Blanco, JC Santos

Director: Nuel Naval

Producer: Cineko Productions

Conflicts within the family are depicted in the movie Family Matters as Francisco (Noel), an elderly family head who has had a stroke, is cared for by his wife Eleanor (Liza) and kids.


Genre: Techo-horror

Starring: Nadine Lustre, McCoy De Leon, Louise delos Reyes

Director: Mikhail Red

Producer: Viva Films

The movie Deleter tells the story of Lyra (Nadine), an online content moderator who deletes violent videos from the internet. She suffers from trauma from seeing upsetting videos at work, but she keeps her emotions hidden from her coworkers.

Labyu with an Accent

Genre: Romantic-comedy

Starring: Coco Martin, Jodi Sta. Maria

Director: Rodel Nacianceno

Producer: ABS-CBN Film Productions

The plot of Labyu with an Accent centers on the relationship between Gabo (Coco) and Trisha (Jodi), two characters with very different upbringings.

While Gabo has been struggling to make ends meet in the Philippines, Trisha has spent years working and living overseas.

Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told

Genre: Action-drama

Starring: Edu Manzano, JC De Vera, Aljur Abrenica

Director: Lester Dimaranan

Producer: Borracho Film Production

The movie Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told is based on the true story of the bloody police operation known as “Oplan Exodus” in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, in 2015 that resulted in the deaths of 44 Special Action Forces (SAF 44) personnel.

My Father, Myself

Genre: Drama-Boys Love (BL)

Starring: Jake Cuenca, Dimples Romana, Sean De Guzman, Tiffany Grey

Director: Joel Lamangan

Producer: Mentorque Productions and 3:16 Media Network

The movie My Father, Myself is about a young boy named Matthew (Sean) who was adopted by a family. While Mika (Tiffany), his stepsister, falls in love with him, Matthew falls in love with his foster father, Jake.

Nanahimik ang Gabi

Genre: Thriller

Starring: Ian Veneracion, Heaven Peralejo, Mon Confiado

Director: Shugo Praico

Producer: Rein Entertainment Productions

In Nanahimik ang Gabi, an intruder interrupts the weekend excursions of Heaven, a sugar baby of a dishonest police chief Ian (Mon).

My Teacher

Genre: Drama

Starring: Toni Gonzaga, Joey de Leon, Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte

Director: Paul Soriano

Producer: TEN17P

Based on the movie’s teasers, My Teacher will be a touching and upbeat film that pays tribute to teachers.

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