- Miko Ravelo’s Blue Bustamante. Blue Bustamante tells the tale of an OFW in Japan (Joem Bascon) trying to land an engineering job alongside his wacky friend (Jun Sabayton).
- Avid Liongoren’s Saving Sally. This film was hyped at the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival because it was the only animated film in the lineup. Side note: 2016 was a notable year for the Metro Manila Film Festival as it showcased films that weren’t typical blockbusters which divided moviegoers around the country during that Christmas season.
- Joel Ruiz’s Kung Paano Siya Nawala (How She Left Me) The Philippines loves romance, drama, and romcoms as proven by the success of movies being released from those genres.
- Raya Martin’s Smaller and Smaller Circles. Based on the award-winning book by Felisa Batacan, actors Sid Lucero and Nonie Buencamino take on the roles of two priests trying to figure out the identity of a serial killer that’s on the loose.
Fortunately, our Filipino filmmakers have made it a point to produce some better quality films that hit audiences exactly where they need to be hit. Here's a list of 10 independent movies worth watching: Ang Pagdadalaga Ni Maximo Oliveros. The Blossoming Of Maximo Oliveros, 2005
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Aug 14, 2016 · With its massive positive reception from the public, this film continues to be one of the best Filipino indie films ever made. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank takes us through the process of creating an award-winning film, quite satirically, with Eugene Domingo as the icing on top to play the key role of lead actress. Director Marlon Rivera features numerous discussions between his main characters, filmmakers Rainier (Kean Cipriano) and Bingbong (JM De Guzman), regarding decisions that will lead to ...
Here's a list of quality independent Filipino films you can enjoy now: Bar Boys (2017) Kip Oebanda's sentimental comedy-drama film highlights a group of four friends and their journey through law school.
Jul 26, 2021 · The next candidate on our list of pinoy indie film is Death of Nintendo, a coming of age comedy title that can make you laugh in reminiscence It tells the story of three teenagers during their summer vacation back in the 1990s.
Jul 20, 2017 · The film is one of 12 local films screening exclusively nationwide this August. Birdshot. Release date: August 16 (Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino) Directed by: Mikhail Red. Birdshot is a mystery thriller revolving around a farmer's daughter who accidentally kills a Philippine Eagle in a forest reserve.