Last year, the organizers of the Metro Manila Film Festival highlighted 5 indie films a week before the actual run of the mainstream MMFF entries. And one of the independent movies is Senior Year.

The film “Senior Year” is directed by Jerrold Tarog. The person responsible for the critically acclaimed episode in Shake Rattle and Roll 12 “Punerarya”.

Senior Year is starring Dimples Romana, Ina Feleo, RJ Ledesma, Arnold Reyes, Che Ramos, LJ Moreno, Ramon Bautista, Daniel Medrana and Kalila Aguilos.Featuring a mix of real students and professional actors, SENIOR YEAR is a glimpse into the lives of ten students at St. Frederick’s Academy as they struggle through the final months before graduation. Hearts are broken and healed, friendships are formed and lost. Childish ways are thrown out in exchange for seeds of maturity in what may be the beginning of a bumpy ride towards the chaos of adulthood.

The movie although was shown last March 9, 2011 will be screened once again!

After a successful first theatrical run last March, the youth film “Senior Year” returns to the cinemas!

“Senior Year” hits Trinoma and Glorietta 4 cinemas from April 13-19, 2011, marking another feat for this delightful full-length feature by filmmaker Jerrold Tarog. Previously, the film was given a Grade of A by the Cinema Evaluation Board. It also received an endorsement from the Department of Education (DepEd).

Senior year

The film tells the stories of ten students as they struggle through the last months towards graduation. Secrets are revealed, hearts are broken, and friendships are mended as the teens move towards the challenging world of adulthood.

The ensemble cast is a mix of professional and student-actors. Starring alongside recognized names Dimples Romana, LJ Moreno, Ina Feleo, Arnold Reyes, Che Ramos, Ramon Bautista and RJ Ledesma are newbies Daniel Clavecilla Medrana, Aaron John Tan Balana, Rosanne de Boda, Franzes Bunda, Mary Amirose Lojo, Daniel Lumain, Celina Penaflorida, Nikita Conwi, Eric Marquez and Sheila Marie Bulanhagui.

“Senior Year” is part of the Asian Digital Competition of the 2011 Hong Kong International Film Festival. It will also be screened at this year’s Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea.

Freebies and treats from Paez Shoes, Selecta, and Nice and Cool Watches, await viewers of the “Senior Year” second theatrical run. For more information, please check out the film’s Facebook page.

Moviegoers may purchase tickets in advance. Tickets will be sold at the Trinoma cinema and Glorietta 4 cinema ticket booths beginning April 8 and at the “Senior Year” booth at the Ayala MRT Station from April 9-11, For online ticket purchases, go to Students and teachers are entitled to P30 off the regular ticket price of P150. To avail of the discount, please show your official school ID at the ticket booth.

The comeback of this movie is timely since high school seniors have just graduated. 🙂 I would love to watch this film since I’ve been a high school senior too! But I’m based here in Davao so I just hope I’ll get a dvd soon. ^_^

Anyway here’s the trailer of Senior Year!