Starring Vice Ganda, Kris Aquino and Ai-Ai Delas Alas
Produced by Star Cinema and Viva Entertainment
Directed by Wenn V. Deramas
Starring Enrique Gil, Enchong Dee and Julia Montes
Produced by Quantum Films
Directed by Lawrence Fajardo
Starring Rhian Ramos, Heart Evangelista, Solenn Heussaff and Bianca King
Produced by GMA Films
Directed by Andoy Ranay
Starring Nora Aunor, Lovi Poe and BembolRoco
Produced by Centerstage Productions and Solar Entertainment
Directed by Brillante Mendoza
NEW WAVE CATEGORY
THE GRAVE BANDITS
Director: Tyrone Acierto
Production House: Paper Boat Pictures
Cast: Marti Sandino San Juan, Ronald Pacifico, Jill Palencia
Synopsis: A story about two young graveyard thieves. Wanted by the village people, they take refuge in an island where they become preys to the undead cannibals.
Director: Armando Lao
Production House: Quantum Films
Cast: Kristoffer King, Ina Feleo, Kimmy Maclang, Mercedes Cabral
Synopsis: A messenger is accused of snatching the necklace of a university professor and is formally charged with robbery. The film is a critical look at the Philippine justice system.
IN NOMINE MATRIS
Director: Will Fredo
Production House: HUBO Productions
Cast: Liza Diño, Biboy Ramirez, Al Gatmaitan, Clara Ramona, Tami Monsod
Synopsis: The story of a young dance protege who seeks to land the principal part of a dance company about to embark on a tour. The film fuses dances and Spanish flamenco rhythms and steps.
Director: Ronaldo Bertubin
Production House: Pro.Pro Artist and Advertising
Cast: Alan Paule, Evelyn Vargas, Richard Bradley, Sef Cadayona
Synopsis: A story of a tailor and his struggles with his relationship with his son as he grows up.
PAGLAYA AT TANIKALA
Director: Michael Angelo Dagñalan
Production House: Kwentista Productions, Inc.
Cast: Matteo Guidicelli, Micko Laurente, Nicco Manalo
Synopsis: Young Berto is a rugby-sniffing street child that has fallen prey to human traffickers. When the street urchin meets Somascan Bro. Jerry, he finds refuge in the Casa Miani orphanage. But the brotherhood of the streets compel him to follow their code.
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