Films You Can Now Watch for FREE at Cinema One’s Youtube Channel

While watching on a physical cinema like Cinema Centenario is prohibited due to pandemic, Cinema One made some films available for free on their Youtube channel.

Below are some of the films you can watch for free until September 30, 2020, 11:59 PM.

1. BAKA BUKAS (2016)

Directed By: Samantha Lee
Genre: Drama, Romance
Running Time: 1h 23m
Summary: Alex is a twenty-something year old creative based in Manila. She is out to most people except her best friend- Jess who she has been secretly in love with since they were kids. When Jess discovers the truth about Alex, they are forced to confront the feelings they have for each other.
Cast: Louise delos Reyes, Kate Alejandrino, Jasmine Curtis-Smith (Best Actress, 12th Cinema One Originals Film Festival)

2. HAPPYLAND (2010)

Directed By: Jim Libiran
Genre: Drama, Sport
Running Time: 1h 45m
Summary: Happyland is about a league of disadvantaged boys from the slums of Tondo who find hope and inspiration in the game of football.
Happyland won the Best Film, Best Actor, and Best Sound awards in the 2007 Cinemalaya Film Festival.


Directed By: Rod Singh
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 2h 2m
Summary: A transgender in her late 40s living as a sex worker along Fields Avenue assumes the role of being a mother to her orphaned transgender niece who is starting to discover her own sexuality. As she works more shifts to save for her implants, troubles arise when she begins to feel the weight of her struggles – being an aging sex worker in fast-evolving society, a partner to her young fiancé, and a parent to a teenager she just met. Her difficult confrontations eventually lead her to a new attitude towards life, and a unique recipe to a famous Kapampangan dish, Sisig
Cast: Iyah Mina, Ej Jallorina, Ahron Villaflor, Markus Paterson,Jovani Manansala


Finalist to 2005 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
Directed By: Aureus Solito
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running Time: 1h 40m
Summary: Maxi (Nathan Lopez), a boy on the cusp of his teens, is already comfortable with his homosexual feelings. He dresses in girls’ clothing and wears makeup, with nothing but acceptance from his family. When Maxi is assaulted one evening, Victor (J.R. Valentin), a police officer, comes to his aid. Maxi soon develops a crush on Victor, who shows a platonic affection for the young lad. The unorthodox friendship is strained when Victor’s job leads him to Maxi’s brothers and father.
Cast: Nathan Lopez and J.R. Valentin
Finalist to 2005 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival (The first Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.)

5. PAGLISAN (2018)

Directed By: Carl Papa
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Running Time: 1h 44m
Summary: Crisanto and Dolores’ marriage is going through a rough patch. Going through marital crisis, a couple’s marriage is tested when Crisanto is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease as Dolores sinks deeper into depression. Paglisan tells the story of how a married couple attempt to survive together through fading memories and fleeting identities.

6. TISAY (2016)

Directed By: Borgy Torre
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 1h 44m
Summary: In the world of semi-pro basketball, a beautiful bookie recruits a promising player to the underworld of game-fixing.
Cast: JC de Vera, Nathalie Hart, Joel Torre

(Available until Sept. 28, 2020, 12MN only.)
Directed By: Jet Leyco
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 1h 46m
Summary: A tension-filled Filipino wedding is agitated even more by the delay of an absent priest. A father of a communist rebel is haunted by ghosts in the forest. A young altar boy witnesses the wild secrets of a mansion. A truck driver makes a mysterious delivery of corpses. All of which connects to give a bizarre and genre-bending story of a town haunted by the monsters of 70’s Philippine Martial Law.
Cast: Raul Morit, Nica Santiago, Dan De Guzman, Herald Chavez
Won Best Picture, Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival 2013

8. LIGO NA Ü, LAPIT NA ME (2011)
(Available until Sept. 28, 2020, 12MN only.)

Directed By: Eric Salud
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 1h 11m
Summary: Villalobos, aka Intoy, is secretly in love with his friend Jenny, the most beautiful girl in the campus. Jenny is a rich and quirky; Intoy is street-smart and ordinary. But this friendship is not simple, since Jenny has bestowed upon Intoy some perks and privileges, including going to bed with her on the condition that they will not fall in love with each other. Before graduation, Intoy feels that he has to shed his pretensions of being astig and finally professes his love for Jenny. But he is devastated to learn that Jenny is pregnant. Worse, Jenny tells him: “Don’t worry, this is not yours.”
Based on the bestselling novel of Eros S. Atalia, the film is an examination of postmodern love and relationship and the way this generation deals with emotions.
Cast: Edgar Allan Guzman, Mercedes Cabral

Watch more local films on MOOV, Cinema Centenario‘s online movie on-demand channel.

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