Here’s Where You Can Watch All the Movies from Cinemalaya 2017

For only P150!

( Cinemalaya 2018 is still a few months away but the movie entries from Cinemalaya 2017 are still making the rounds. It's time for you to head out with your movie buddies because the films from the festival will be screening at the U.P. Cine Adarna until January 30



Here are some of the movies you can watch for only P150 each:



Respeto (2017)

Directed by: Treb Monteras

Starring: Abra, Dido de la Paz, Loonie, Chai Fonacier


Though he’s still haunted by his past life of crime, Hendrix (Abra) is still pursuing his dream of becoming a hip-hop artist and eventually becomes good friends with a poet (Dido de la Paz) who makes an impact on his life. Respeto won “Best Film” at the festival.



Baconaua (2017)

Directed by: Joseph Israel Laban

Starring: Elora Espano, Therese Malvar, JM Salvado, Bembol Roco


The residents of a coastal village wake up to the sea filled with floating apples. They urge Divia (Elora Espano) to perform rituals to appease the sea monster, but she has to decide whether to declare her missing father dead. Baconaua won “Best Cinematography,” “Best Director,” and the Special Jury Prize during its festival run.




Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha (2017)

Directed by: Mes de Guzman

Starring: Sharon Cuneta, Nino Muhlach, Moi Bien, Kiko Matos


Locals believe that “the family that doesn’t weep” has the power to bring back loved ones. This is why Cora (Sharon Cuneta) puts all her effort into looking for them in an attempt to bring her estranged husband, son, and daughter back.



Kiko Boksingero (2017)

Directed by: Thop Nazareno

Starring: Noel Comia Jr., Yayo Aguila, Yul Servo


Still grieving after the death of his mother, Kiko (Noel Comia Jr.) sets off to make amends with his estranged father, who used to be a boxer. Though they have a complicated past, their love for boxing gives them a reason to bond.

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Nabubulok (2017)

Directed by: Sonny Calvento

Starring: JC Santos, Gina Alajar, Sue Prado, Jameson Blake, and Elaine Yu


Luna (Sue Prado) goes missing and the investigation of her disappearance is told through the film’s different characters. Her cousin Ingrid (Gina Alajar) feels that Luna's American husband might have something to do with it.


The other films included in the screening are Requited, Bagahe, Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang Mga Kuliglig, and Ang Guro Kong Di Marunong Magbasa.


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