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A Dark Horse/Wild Card

FULL LENGTH FILMS included in this list: 1. No local commercial run yet in a regular theater / cinema (but has plan) 2. Produced outside MAJOR film production outfits (except the "indie arm" of such major studios). 3. Films that are NOT yet shown in (or not part of) any local film festival (competition or exhibition/ opening or closing film)4. Films that NEVER had a premiere night or any public exposure yet (with or without ticket sales)

The List came straight from the Desk of Mell T Navarro, seasoned Filipino entertainment journalist / publicist / advocate of Philippine independent cinema in the country.

"CITIZEN JAKE" -- Atom Araullo, Cherie Gil, Dina Bonnevie, Victor Neri, Gabby Eigenmann, Luis Alandy, Max Collins, Nonie Buencamino, Richard Quan, Lou Veloso, Anna Luna, Teroy Guzman, Jomari Angeles, Ruby Ruiz; written by Mike De Leon, Noel Pascual, and Atom Araullo; directed by MIKE DE LEON

"BAGTIK" -- Christian Bables, Mara Lopez, Arnold Reyes, Daria Ramirez, Nanding Josef, Keanna Reeves, Mon Confiado, Sue Prado, Jomari Angeles, Francis Magundayao, Kokoy De Santos, Menggie Cobarrubias, JR Versales, Julia Chua; directed by CHITO ROÑO

"BUBOG" (CRYSTALS) -- Julio Diaz, Elizabeth Oropesa, Jackielou Blanco, Allan Paule, Juan Rodrigo, Karl Medina, Kristofer King, Kiko Matos, Jak Roberto, Menggie Cobarrubias, Janice Jurado, Chanel Latorre, Lehner Mendoza, Neil Carandang, Richard Manabat, and Rommel Padilla. Introducing Raffy Reyes and Mina Sy. Written and directed by ARLYN DELA CRUZ.

"BAR BOYS" (Tropic Frills in cooperation with SM Lifestyle, Inc.) -- Carlo Aquino, Rocco Nacino, Enzo Pineda, and Kean Cipriano; written and directed by KIP OEBANDA

"KAPAG WALA NANG ALON" (Sine Pilipinas) -- Joel Torre, Ronnie Lazaro, and Piolo Pascual, directed by LAV DIAZ

"SMALLER AND SMALLER CIRCLES" (TBA Studios) -- Nonie Buencamino, Sid Lucero, Carla Humphries; directed by RAYA MARTIN, based on The Philippines’ first detective novel of the same title, written by F.H. Batacan

"BIRDSHOT" (TBA Studios) -- John Arcilla, Arnold Reyes, Ku Aquino and introducing Mary Joy Apostol. Also starring Ronnie Quizon, Dido dela Paz, Elora Españo, Suzette Ranillo, Rolando Inocencio, Angie Ferro, Tony Leyba; written by Mikhail Red and Rae Red, produced by Pamela L. Reyes, directed by MIKHAIL RED

"GOYO, ANG BATANG HENERAL" (TBA Studios) -- Paulo Avelino, Carlo Aquino, Art Acuña, Alex Medina, Mon Confiado, Aaron Villaflor, Epy Quizon, Jason Abalos, Alvin Anson, Che Ramos, RK Bagatsing, Matt Daclan, Jojit Lorenzo, Roeder Camandag, and more. with cameo role from Nonie Buencamino, written by Jerrold Tarog and Rodolfo Vera, directed by Jerrold Tarog

"BLISS" (TBA Studios) -- Iza Calzado, Ian Veneracion, TJ Trinidad (and more), directed by JERROLD TAROG

"MISS Q AND A" -- Kakai Bautista and Zoren Legaspi, with Mimi Juareza, DJ Chacha, Yheen Valero, Ahwel Paz, and Chris Cahilig; with the special participation of Bea Rose Santiago. Chris Cahilig is executive producer, directed by LEMUEL LORCA

"LARO" (ROLE PLAY) -- Ms Nora Aunor, Rosanna Roces, Angeli Bayani, Martin del Rosario, Sebastian Castro; directed by ADOLFO ALIX, JR.

"TOKHANG" -- Phillip Salvador, Gina Alajar, Bembol Roco, Rosanna Roces, Felix Roco, plus many guest actors; directed by ADOLFO ALIX JR.

“PASTOR” -- Phillip Salvador, Gina Alajar, Rosanna Roces, Jason Abalos, Janine Gutierrez, Mark Neumann, Mailes Kanapi, directed by ADOLFO ALIX, JR.

"BALATKAYO" (BG Productions International) -- Aiko Melendez, Nathalie Hart, Polo Ravales, Rico Barrera; written by Jason Paul Laxamana and directed by NEAL TAN

"THE SMELL OF FEAR" (BG Productions International) -- JM De Guzman (to be confirmed), Leo Martinez, Ruben Maria Soriquez, and Megan Young (to be confirmed); written and directed by PAOLO BERTOLA

"NUCLEAR FAMILY" (BG Productions International) -- Ara Mina, Martin del Rosario, Bryann Fonda, Timothy Castillo, written and directed by JASON PAUL LAXAMANA

"LAKAMBINI (WOMAN LEADER)" -- Lovi Poe (as Gregoria "Ka Oryang" De Jesus), Paulo Avelino, Rocco Nacino, Spanky Manikan, Raquel Pareño, and Ms. Gina Pareño; directed by ELLEN ONGKEKO MARFIL and JEFFREY JETURIAN

"MABALASIK" -- Rocco Nacino, Aljur Abrenica, Kiko Matos, Angela Cortez, Alvin Anson, Erick Samonte, Irene Celebre, Edwin Nombre, Chanel Latorre, Erick Perez, and introducing Barbara Ruaro; written by Shugo Pracio, directed by ATO BAUTISTA; Executive Producer -- Jason Orlafas

"ANG LARAWAN, THE MUSICAL" -- Rachel Alejandro, Joanna Ampil, and Paulo Avelino, with Nonie Buencamino, Celeste Legaspi, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Ogie Alcasid, Menchu Lauchengco Yulo, Sandino Martin, Cris Villonco, and Aicelle Santos; directed by LOY ARCENAS; Executive Producers are Celeste Legaspi and Girlie Rodis (Opening film of in August)

"TOMODACHI" -- Jacky Woo, Eddie Garcia, Bela Padilla, Pancho Magno, Shin Nakamura, and Hiro Peralta; directed by JOEL LAMANGAN

"EL PESTE" (THE PEST) >> Mon Confiado, Jean Judith Zeta Javier, Alvin Anson, Jim Libiran, Leon Miguel, and Tikoy Aguiluz; written and directed by RICHARD SOMES

"AMA NAMIN (OUR FATHER)" -- Nathaniel Brit, other cast to be announced; written and directed by JUN ROBLES LANA

"KIDNAP" -- Mon Confiado, Aleera Montalla, Vic Romano, Rener Concepcion. Directed by HECTOR BARRETTO CALMA

"ISANG BUTIL NA KAHAPON" -- Myrtle Sarrosa , Irma Adlawan, Archie Adamos, Roy Requejo, and Alvin Anson; directed by FRANCO ARCE

"THE CALL" -- Romano Vasquez, Shirley Fuentes, and Guji Lorenzana; directed by GERRY BURNS

"" -- Miko Pasamonte and Albert Goza; written and directed by JILL SINGSON URDANETA

"SIKLO" -- Oliver Aquino and Elora Españo, with Richard Quan, Natileigh Sitoy, Jill Singson Urdantera, Anjo Resurrecion; directed by JOSELITO ALTAREJOS

"AN ANGEL WITH WOUNDED WINGS" -- Star Orjaliza, James Lomohan, Neil Carandang, Ayla Mendero, and Moises Magisa; written and directed by RODGER EDRALIN

"BEYOND THAT DOOR" – Mara Lopez, Archie Alemania, Ervic Vijandre, Alvin Anson, Lance Raymundo, Cholo Barreto, and Brooke Chantelle; written by Franco Arce and Jojo Salamante; directed by FRANCO ARCE

"SA ISANG IGLAP" -- Neil Coleta, Jaz Ocampo, Valerie Concepcion, Patricia Javier, Raymond Cabral, Jojo Matias; directed by NEAL TAN

"HELLO FOREVER" -- Epi Quizon, Kat Alano, etc., directed by PETER KIRK (Australian filmmaker)

"KaBanaTa" (Episode 1 - Sorbetes/ Episode 2- Cupcake/ Episode 3- Apol) -- Rosanna Roces, Yogo Singh, Jerome Paglinawan, John Patrick Buiza, James Lomhan, Rex Due, and more; "Sorbetes" written by Arman Mangilinan/ "Cupcake" written by Marvin Gabas, "Apol" written by Krista Griego; directed by MARVIN GABAS

"TILT" -- Mercedes Cabral and Kiko Matos by Swedish-Iranian director SAMIR ARABDAZEH

"MGA GABING KASINGHABA NG HAIR KO" (Those Long Haired Nights) -- Matt Daclan, Anthony Falcon and Rocky Salumbides with Mon Confiado, Joel Saracho, Olive Nieto, Brian Sy; directed by GERARDO CALAGUI

“JUAN BALUCAS AT ANG BAYABAS” -- Nourish Icon Lapuz (child actor of TV5’s “Baker King”), Archie Alemania, Gabby Padilla, Brooke Chantelle, Peter Vallejos, Rolando Inocencio. Executive producers are Orlando Estillore and Franco Arce, written and directed by FRANCO ARCE

"USOK" -- Diane Medina and Lloyd Zaragoza, directed by MARVIN GABAS

"IBONG ADARNA" -- Mon Confiado, Joshua Colet and more; directed by BERNARD JAY MERCADO

"SULTAN QUDARAT: THE UNCONQUERED SULTAN" -- Cesar Montano, Rommel Montano, Alvin Anson, Leon Miguel, and more; directed by ANGELO CARPIO

"MATTEO 5:21" -- Gerald Anderson, Michelle Madrigal, Jake Cuenca, Joem Bascon; directed by ROD SANTIAGO

"TOLITS" (Tales of Love in the Sea) -- Precious Lara Quigaman, Andrea Kate Abellar, and Jerome Miles Manzano; written and directed by ERROL ROPERO

"JUAN HAPPY FAMILY" -- Christian Vazquez, Charee Pineda, Sue Prado, Edward Ropero, Ejay Fontanilla, and Jerome Miles Manzano; written and directed by ERROL ROPERO

"MY VIRTUAL HERO" -- Jerome Miles Manzano, Ella San Andres, Jon Michael Gacayan, Daniel Asinas; written and directed by ERROL ROPERO

"KIDS AT WAR" -- Richard Quan, Ronwaldo Martin, and more, with Armand Reyes as associate director, directed by MOISES LAPID

"-LIKE PO" (for schools) -- Kiray Celis, Ramon Bautista, Regine Angeles, Nikki Bagaporo, and Richard Quan, directed by DIANE CANTUBA

"KARAPATANG PAMBATA" (for schools) -- Perla Bautista, Buboy Villar, Ana Capri, and Richard Quan; written and directed by JOVEN TAN

"STATESIDE" – Mon Confiado, Olivia Hultgreen, Ryan Walker, Craig Cooper, Marcus Natividad, Jose Rosete, Executive Producer is Francisco Fabiculanan, written by Marcial Chavez and Leon Langford, directed by MARCIAL CHAVEZ

"PROMDI" -- Kiko Estrada, Shaira Mae dela Cruz, Mavi Lozano, Afi Africa, Chris Leonardo, Kervin Rivas, and Lou Baron

"KAMANDAG NG DROGA" -- Sarah Lahbati, Meg Imperial, Mark Neumann, Mocha Uson; written and directed by CARLO J. CAPARAS

"BLOOD HUNTERS" -- Monsour del Rosario, Roxanne Barcelo, Sa Chang, Will Devaughn, and veteran martial artist Vincent Soberano, among others; written and directed by VINCENT SOBERANO

"SI TOKHANG AT ANG TROPANG BUANG" (KIB Productions) -- Leo Martinez, K Brosas, Dennis Padilla, Rey PJ Abellana, Denise Cornejo, Long Mejia, Mon Confiado, Minnie Aguilar, Moymoy Palaboy, Joshua Dionisio, Krystal Reyes, Gwen Garcia, Jeff Gaitan, Kate Brios, Via Veloso, Leon Miguel, and Erlinda Villalobos; directed by ROLAND SANCHEZ

"INDIE LOVE STORY" -- Enchong Dee, Sofia Andres, Kiko Matos, Ricky Rivero, Elora Españo, Carlos Dala; written and directed by MES DE GUZMAN

"BOMBA" (The Bomb) -- Allen Dizon, Allan Paule, Sue Prado, Kate Brios, Angellie Nicholle Sanoy, Joel Saracho, Tabs Sumulong, Bon Andrew Lentejas, and more; with Dennis Evangelista as supervising producer, written and directed by RALSTON JOVER

“MNEMONICS” (Webster meaning: “intended to assist memory”), from Luminosa Productions, starring Elwood Perez as himself, Ms Amalia Fuentes, Lance Raymundo, Althea Vega, Mc Kevin Velasquez, Timmy Kiggins (son of Chuck Perez), Japo Parcero, and Ronnie Liang, also with Federico Obles, Carlos Celdran, Tony Boy Dela Rea, Victor Bimby Gomez, Chuck Kiggins III, Samantha Kiggins, Gilbert Detera, Alita Gomez, and Terry Garcia; produced, written, and directed by ELWOOD PEREZ

"HANGYO" -- Vic Romano, Kiko Matos, Leon Miguel, Moises Magisa, JC Tan Bites, Maria Martinez, Tads Obach-Acosta; written and directed by WILLAN RIVERA

"A THOUSAND TEARS" -- Fides Cuyugan Asensio, Cherie Gil, Epy Quizon, Art Acuña, Lara Maigue, Miguel Aguila, Nicole Laurel Asensio, and more; written and directed by FRANCIS VILLACORTA

"GRABBED - DIGNITARY (VIP) TRANSPORT" -- Victor Neri, directed by JOHN DAVID HUKOM

"ANG ARAW SA LIKOD MO" (The Sun Behind You) -- Ping Medina, Bong Cabrera, Mike Liwag, Bernard Laxa, Ian Ignacio, written and directed by DOMINIC NUESA

"SO MUCH PAIN, SO IN LOVE" (RMS Production) -- Mocha Uson and Anthea Murfet by ROLAND SANCHEZ

"MAGAYON" -- Mercedes Cabral, Tarek El Tayech, and Brian Sy; line produced by Alemberg Ang, directed by KEVIN JUSTIN ANG

"MAESTRA" -- Anna Luna, Gloria Sevilla, Angeli Bayani, Suzette Ranillo, Paul Salas, Yayo Aguila, William Martinez; with Carl Balita as executive producer, directed by LEMUEL LORCA

“ADIK” (from BJP Productions) – Kevin Poblacion, Ara Mina, Rosanna Roces, Gino Ilustre, Miggy Campbell, Daniel Joseph Cruz Angelo Bersola, and Michelle Thomas; written and directed by NEAL TAN

"DEADMA WALKING" (T-Rex Entertainment) -- cast being confirmed; written by Eric Cabahug, directed by JULIUS ALFONSO

"LA PUTA" -- cast being confirmed; written by Jerry Gracio, supervising producer is Dennis Evangelista, directed by JOEL LAMANGAN

"HIWAGA... ANG PAGLALAKBAY SA LIWANAG NG BUHAY" -- John McEarl, etc, written and directed by Direk RCA (opens March 29 in cinemas)

"SUMBANG" (Deluge) -- finale of Palawan Trilogy directed by Kanakan Balintagos (formerly Auraeus Solito), produced by TEN17p of Paul Soriano

“KABUTE” (Every Mountain Has A Story) – produced by Timeless Entertainment Inc. and Clips Films Production, starring International actors Ivan Germaine Padilla and Clint Jung, with Leon Miguel, Lourdes Duque Baron, JC Tan Bites, Vic Romano, Moises Magisa, and Tria Valentin, also starring Lester Klumcee Vano, Nina Ortencio, Antonio Adlawan, written by Willian Rivera and Edge Solomon Burce, directed by Willian Rivera

"BAMBOO DOGS" -- cast to be announced; directed by KHAVN DELA CRUZ

"JUNE AT JOHNNY" (TheIdeaFirst Company) -- cast to be announced; written and directed by JUN ROBLES LANA

“WAY OF THE CROSS" (Kaizen Studios and GWard Inc.) – starring Anthony Diaz, Rafael Rosell, Roxanne Barcelo, Alvin Anson, Will Devaughn, Daiana Menezes, Yuseff Esteves, Oz Rock, Danielle Chopin, Miguel Vasquez, Dax Martin, Manu Respall, Sean Guyamin, Nicole Malonzo. An international indie film line produced by Elaine Lozano, directed by GORIO VICUNA

"JOSE BARTOLOME: GURO" -- starring Karl Medina, Akihiro Blanco, Jane De Leon, Micko Laurente, Jess Evardone and more; written and directed by RONALD RAFER

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