MMFF: Metro Manila fiesta or folly?

  Once again, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is not only hogging headlines in traditional media, it has inspired a raging debate in cyberspace. The latest hubbub arose because three out of 24 members of the executive committee have resigned before and after the announcement of half of the lineup of this year's MMFF on Friday. Documentarian Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala quit on June 12; film critic and academician Rolando Tolentino left on Friday; scriptwriter Ricky Lee followed the day after. Between Tolentino and Lee's resignations, the MMFF, through its selection committee, unveiled half of the lineup---four entries that were chosen based on screenplays. The first ...Keep on reading: MMFF: Metro Manila fiesta or folly?

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