PPP 2019 is extended until September 26, but only for select film entries
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PPP 2019 is extended until September 26, but only for select film entries

"Circa" and "Pagbalik" won't have additional screenings.

Event featured:
Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019
Event date(s):
September 20 - 26, 2019
Venue(s):
In cinemas nationwide / CineLokal: SM Megamall, SM City Bacoor, SM City Manila
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FDCP has announced additional screenings for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019. The film festival wrapped today, September 19, following its original schedule.

However, taking to its official Twitter account, PPP 2019 announced that it is extending the fest up until September 26. That’s all well and good, but it’s worth noting that the extension only applies (and half-applies) to certain films.

The above tweet clearly lists which movies will get more theaters, and those are The Panti Sisters, Open, Cuddle Weather, and LSS (Last Song Syndrome). The other four—Lola Igna, G!, I’m Ellenya L., and Watch Me Kill—will have additional screenings, but they are limited to one theater (presumably shared schedule via CineLokal) at SM Megamall, SM City Bacoor, and SM City Manila.

Visibly absent are two films: Adolf Alix Jr.’s Circa and Hubert Tibi and Maria Ranillo’s Pagbalik.

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