8 Movies You Can Watch At Cine Circuit

May 3, 2018 6:24 pm

Can you picture yourself on a romantic summer night, watching your favorite Pinoy indie flicks under the stars? Movie-watching will never be the same once you’ve experience it at Circuit Makati, folks!

Image courtesy of Wincy Aquino Ong.

So bring out the picnic blankets and the bags of popcorn because this May 11 to 13, Circuit Makati, in partnership with PBO, is bringing you Cine Circuit–a three-day film festival that will showcase the best that Philippine independent cinema has to offer. The festival will kick off on May 11, a Friday night, at the Globe Circuit Events Ground, and will run for the entire weekend.

The festival’s slate of films is indeed something to thrill to, a grab bag of heart-rending romantic dramas, spine-tingling horror films and more. Indeed, your summer in Circuit Makati will surely be memorable with Cine Circuit happening in just a few days.

Oh and yes, did we mention that ADMISSION IS FREE? All you have to do is register your name and other pertinent details on the official site, and you get watch-all-you-can access to the films. (Be sure to follow the Circuit Makati Facebook page for more info, folks!)

Can’t enjoy a film without good food? Don’t break a sweat! Food merchants will be selling the tastiest fare during the festival, or if not, you can sneak into Circuit Lane, where the restaurants and food booths are top-notch.

Curious about the movies that will be showing? Check out this handy guide to Circuit Makati’s first-ever outdoor indie film festival.

100 Tula Para Kay Stella

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

A stuttering student tries to make 100 poems dedicated to winning a rock star’s heart.

When: May 11, Friday, 6:00 PM

Starring: Bela Padilla, JC Santos, Mayton Eugenio, Caleb Santos

Directed By: Jason Paul Laxamana

ABNKKBSNPL Ako: The Movie

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

Based on the best-selling book by Bob Ong, the film tells the story of an author who recollects memories of his childhood to early student days until his few years at work.

When: May 11, Friday, 9:00 PM

Starring: Jericho Rosales, Andi Eigenmann, Vandolph

Directed By: Mark Meilly

Luck At First Sight

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

Joma Labayen (Jericho Rosales) believes that a “life charm” would help him win money to pay for his debts. He accidentally meets Diane Dela Cruz (Bela Padilla), who gives him luck only when they are close to each other.

When: May 12, Saturday, 4:00 PM

Starring: Jericho Rosales, Bela Padilla, Jeric Raval

Directed By: Dan Villegas

Kita Kita

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

Joma Labayen (Jericho Rosales) believes that a “life charm” would help him win money to pay for his debts. He accidentally meets Diane Dela Cruz (Bela Padilla), who gives him luck only when they are close to each other.

When: May 12, Saturday, 7:00 PM

Starring: Jericho Rosales, Bela Padilla, Jeric Raval

Directed By: Dan Villegas

Binhi

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

Daniel and Cynthia, a young couple with a child on the way, head back to Baguio, after struggling in the city. Everything seems to be falling into place for them until strange things start to happen in the house they’re staying in.

When: May 12, Saturday, 10:00 PM

Starring: Roxanne Barcelo, Cholo Barreto, Joem Bascon

Directed By: Pedring Lopez

Kusina

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

“Kusina” (Her Kitchen) is the silent witness to the life and love of Juanita. It is her sanctuary, the place where she creates dishes for her family, her friends, even enemies and strangers. Through cooking, she gets to know the people around her, and in return, reveal herself to them.

When: May 13, Sunday, 4:00 PM

Starring: Judy Ann SantosAngeli BayaniElora Españo

Directed By:David R. Corpuz and Cenon Palomares

This Time

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

Childhood friends, Coby and Ava, only see each other during summer vacations. As time passes, the characters develop feelings for each other, but having a relationship long-distance becomes a great challenge for both.

When: May 13, Sunday, 7:00 PM

Starring: James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Bret Jackson

Directed By: Nuel C. Naval

Camp Sawi

Image courtesy of Viva Films.

A group of brokenhearted women end up at a resort that specializes in helping people ease their pain.

When: May 13, Sunday, 10:00 PM

Starring: Andi Eigenmann, Bela Padilla, Yasi Pressman, Kim Molina, Arci Muñoz, Sam Milby, Dennis Trillo

Directed By: Irene Villamor

Excited much? For the official schedule, download and share this handy guide with your friends:

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