THE “P” TALKS!
BY: Pilar Mateo
A bubbly Liza Diño Seguerra welcomed all the guests and celebrities at the Grand Launch of the 3rd Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 at the Sequoia Hotel.
From the 8 movies that made it to the list, there are now 10 movies which will be featured in cinemas nationwide from September 13-19, 2019 in celebration of Cinema’s 100 Years.
The first three feature films were announced in March: “The Panti Sisters (directed by Jun Robles Lana and produced by The IdeaFirst Company Inc., Black Sheep and ALV Film Productions) starring Paolo Ballesteros, Christian Bables and Martin del Rosario; “LSS” (Last Song Syndrome) (directed by Jade Castro and produced by Globe Studios in association with Dokimos Media Studios and Ben & Ben) starring Gabbi Garcia, Khalil Ramos and Ben & Ben; and “Cuddle Weather”(directed by Rod Marmol and produced by Project 8 corner San Joaquin Projects and Regal Entertainment) starring Sue Ramirez and RK Bagatsing.
The other important movies to complete the list are: “G!” (directed by Dondon Santos and produced by Cineko Productions) starring McCoy de Leon, Jameson Blake, Paulo Angeles and Mark Oblea; “I’m Ellenya L” (directed by Boy 2 Quizon and produced by Spring Films, N2 Productions and Cobalt Entertainment) starring Iñigo Pascual and Maris Racal; “Open” (directed by Andoy Ranay and produced by T-Rex Entertainment and Black Sheep) starring JC Santos and Arci Munoz; and “Watch Me Kill” (directed by Tyrone Acierto and produced by Cine Bandits Entertainment) starring Jean Garcia, Jay Manalo and Junyka Santarin.
Three valuable films will be features for the Sandaan Showcase: “Circa” (directed by Adolfo Alix Jr. and produced by Noble Wolf, ABAJ Film Productions, Swift Productions and RSVP Film Studios) starring Ms. Anita Linda, Gina Alajar, Laurice Guillen, Jaclyn Jose, Elizabeth Oropesa, Ricky Davao and Enchong Dee; “Lola Igna”(directed by Eduardo Roy Jr. and produced by ERT Productions and EMBA Inc.) starring Ms.Angie Ferro, Yves Flores, Meryll Soriano and Ma. Isabel Lopez); and Pagbalik (Reunion) (directed by Hubert Tibi and Maria Ranillo and produced by Nuances Entertainment Productions and PRO.PRO) starring Ms.Gloria Sevilla, Suzette Ranillo, Vince Ranillo and Alora Sasam.
The artists and production people graced their special event as the Board of Jurors announced and presented the featured films.
Sue Ramirez who plays a prostitute in “Cuddle Weather” proudly showed her nips as she told everyone that she is bra-less.
The Angie Ferro reminded everyone that they are actors who should uphold their craft.
The newbies or the first timers in the festival are very thankful for the opporrunity while the sukis like JC Santos feel proud to have this chance again to showcase the sruff they are made of.
In the Sine Kabataan Section handled by Festival Director Ice Seguerra, 10 films will be featured.
Save the dates for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 from September 12-19, 2019.
On August 31, 2019, a grand fans day meet and greet with the stars will be held at SMX beside MOA.
On September 8, 2019 is the tribute to the Living Legends.
On September 12 will be the Sine Sandaan at New Frontier Theater.
And September 18, 2019 will be the grand PPP Awards Night Gabi ng Pasasalamat at One Esplanade.
Pamilya. Pagkakaibigan. Pag-Ibig!
“We cannot have a PPP without the audience! Thank you so much for supporting the PPP all these years!” PPP prime mover and FDCP Chair Liza mused.