OPENING THIS WEEK: September 11, 2019
The third Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino festival will be from Sept. 13 to 19.
The Panti Sisters
Directed by Jun Lana; stars Paolo Ballesteros, Christian Bables, Martin del Rosario, John Arcilla, Rosanna Roces
Three gay siblings attempt to father children after their terminally ill father promises a large inheritance.
Directed by Andoy Ranay; stars Arci Muñoz, JC Santos, Ina Raymundo
Lovers who have been living together for a long time decide to have an open relationship.
Directed by Dondon Santos; stars McCoy de Leon, Jameson Blake, Paulo Angeles, Mark Oblea
Young men help their cancer-stricken friend tick off items on his bucket list.
I’m Ellenya L.
Directed by Boy 2 Quizon; stars Maris Racal, Iñigo Pascual, Sue Ramirez
A young vlogger who hopes to be the next big influencer lives for online validation, but is encouraged by a friend to be true to herself.
Watch Me Kill
Directed by Tyrone Acierto; stars Jean Garcia, Jay Manalo, Junyka M. Santarin, Althea Vega
A female assassin develops a maternal bond with a girl who is connected to one of her targets.
LSS (Last Song Syndrome)
Directed by Jade Castro; stars Gabbi Garcia, Khalil Ramos, Ben&Ben
Two friends in their early 20s follow a band whose music flavors their lives and relationship.
Directed by Rod Marmol; stars RK Bagatsing, Sue Ramirez
Two prostitutes start a sexual relationship, but realize that they want more.
Directed by Eduardo Roy Jr.; stars Angie Ferro, Yves Flores, Meryll Soriano, Maria Isabel Lopez
A celebrated grandmother is visited by a young man from the city, a grandchild she’s never met.
Directed by Hubert Tibi and Maria Ranillo; stars Gloria Sevilla, Vince Ranillo, Suzette Ranillo, Alora Sasam
An OFW returns to her home in Cebu to reconnect with the family she had to leave behind.
Directed by Adolf Alix Jr.; stars Anita Linda, Gina Alajar, Ricky Davao, Jaclyn Jose, Enchong Dee
An elderly woman, a former film producer, wishes to reunite with her actors and crew for her 100th birthday.