For the first time in over 4 decades of its run, Metro Manila Film Festival is going online. This is made possible by the new online video streaming platform, upstream.ph, and its official ticketing partner, GMovies.
Here’s everything you need to know about the first online edition of MMFF:
- How to buy tickets for #MMFF2020
- Duration of #MMFF2020 as an online film festival
- Cost of tickets for #MMFF2020
- How to stream movies of #MMFF2020
- List of movies showing at #MMFF2020
How can I buy tickets for #MMFF2020?
If you live in the Philippines, you can buy tickets for #MMFF2020 just by going to www.gmovies.ph/stream-now. Viewers abroad can buy tickets starting December 18.
Steps on how to buy online tickets for MMFF 2020:
- Go to www.gmovies.ph/stream-now to view the available movies. Click your chosen movie title (VIEW DETAILS).
- Click PAY to get your ticket from GMovies, the film festival’s partner ticketing site.
- If you still don’t have a GMovies account, click CREATE AN ACCOUNT. It’s for FREE!
When is #MMFF2020?
The online film festival will run from December 25, 2020 to January 7, 2021. You can watch anytime during that period.
Your purchased movies are under “My Shows” in your GMovies account. Once you press Play, you have 24 hours to finish the movie.
How much is the ticket for #MMFF2020?
If you’re using a PH SIM on your GMovies account (whether you’re in the Philippines or abroad), you can watch an MMFF 2020 movie for only PHP 250.
If you’re using a non-PH or foreign SIM on your GMovies account (whether you’re in the Philippines or abroad), you can watch an MMFF 2020 movie for only USD 10.
How should I stream #MMFF2020 movies?
Once you’ve booked your ticket, you can select the “Stream Now” section in the GMovies website or mobile app. Or if you prefer to watch at a later time, you can access and stream all your purchased movies that are not expired yet from My Shows.
Streaming is strictly capped to one device at a time. You can watch using your cellphone, tablet, laptop, computer, or Smart Android TV.
A movie is only valid for viewing 24 hours after you pressed Play.
What are the 10 official entries to #MMFF2020?
Instead of having the usual eight entries on its lineup, #MMFF2020 features a total of 10 movies — a mixed bag of family drama, romance, fantasy, action, thriller and horror.
Starring Miggs Cuaderno, Elijah Alejo, Joshua Eugenio, Princess Aliyah Rabara
Directed by Christian Acuña
COMING HOME (drama)
Starring Jinggoy Estrada, Sylvia Sanchez, Martin del Rosario, Edgar Allan Guzman, Vin Abrenica
Directed by Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
THE MISSING (horror)
Starring Ritz Azul, Joseph Marco, Miles Ocampo
Directed by Easy Ferrer
Starring Alfred Vargas, Iza Calzado, Shaina Magdayao
Directed by Mac Alejandre
ISA PANG BAHAGHARI (drama)
Starring Superstar Nora Aunor, Phillip Salvador, Michael De Mesa, Zanjoe Marudo, Joseph Marco, Sanya Lopez
Directed by Joel Lamangan
SUAREZ, THE HEALING PRIEST (biofilm, drama)
Starring John Arcilla, Jin Macapagal, with Alice Dixson, Rosanna Roces, Rita Avila
Directed by Joven Tan
MANG KEPWENG, ANG LIHIM NG BANDANANG ITIM (comedy-adventure)
Starring Vhong Navarro, Barbie Imperial, with Jaclyn Jose, Benjie Paras, Ryan Bang, Ion Perez
Directed by Topel Lee
Starring Andrew E, Janno Gibbs, Jerald Napoles, Dennis Padilla
Directed by Al Tantay
THE BOY FORETOLD BY THE STARS (BL/romcom)
Starring Adrian Lindayag, Keann Johnson, Iyah Mina
Directed by Dolly Dulu
FAN GIRL (coming-of-age)
Starring Charlie Dizon and Paulo Avelino
Directed by Antoinette Jadaone
GMovies is a mobile app and website platform that provides a seamless booking service for both cinemas and 3rd party online video streaming services.
You can register for FREE by going to www.gmovies.ph or by downloading the app on your phone.