Looks like Netflix is gifting Filipinos with one giant present this Christmas season. Once December rolls in the streaming site is set to add nine Pinoy films and one TV series to their growing library, and the best part? Each release is a quality watch! From blockbuster hits to award-winning indie films, check out all the Pinoy content coming to Netflix next month!
1. Kalel, 15 (December 9)
In search of validation, a Catholic boy named Kalel comes-of-age as he recklessly searches for love from strangers online. All this while he also deals with an HIV diagnosis and the repercussions of having absentee parents.
Starring: Elijah Canlas, Jaclyn Jose, Eddie Garcia
2. Just the Way You Are (December 10)
Drake, an overconfident teen, makes a bet with his best friend to make the nerdy transfer student fall in love with him within 30 days. However, when the two actually grow close and real feelings start to develop, he finds himself torn between keeping the game a secret, or telling her the truth.
3. She’s the One (December 10)
When his best friend goes viral on the internet for a romantic video, a morning show host is forced to confront his real feelings for her in light of her sudden fame.
4. Bwakaw (December 16)
Rene, a lonely gay man in his twilight years has resigned himself to death believing that it’s the only thing left waiting for him in this life. That is until his solitary life with his dog Bwakaw is disturbed by a kind tricycle driver who comforts Rene when his pet falls ill with cancer.
Starring: Eddie Garcia, Rex Cortez
5. Sakaling Maging Tayo (December 17)
Two college freshmen embark on an unexpected night of dares, and deep confessions after they meet each other by chance on the last day of school.
Starring: Elisse Joson, McCoy De Leon
6. Love You to the Stars and Back (December 17)
Bogged down by loneliness, an eccentric young woman decides to set off on a spontaneous road trip with an odd goal in mind: to find aliens. In the midst of her journey she meets and falls in love with a good humored and charming boy diagnosed with cancer.
7. Hello, Love, Goodbye (December 25)
A spunky yet poor domestic helper in Hong Kong dreaming of a better life decides to work hard in order to leave the city for Canada. On her journey to achieve her goal, her plan hits a snag when she meets and catches feelings for a Filipino bartender already set on building a permanent life in Hong Kong.
8. Isa Pa With Feelings (December 25)
When an aspiring architect falls for her deaf neighbor and sign language teacher, their relationship is immediately tested when they struggle to communicate with each other.
9. U-Turn (Coming in December)
In this horror thriller, a young, budding reporter investigating a string of grisly suicides falls down a perilous path when her sleuthing leads her to a cursed stretch of road.
Starring: Kim Chiu, JM de Guzman, Tony Labrusca
10. Gameboys Level-Up Edition (December 30)
A recut of the popular BL web series, Gameboys Level-Up Edition follows Cairo, a competitive gamer who calls for a rematch after losing to newcomer Gavreel. Their seeming rivalry, however, soon blossoms into something more when they start to grow close amid the challenges of a pandemic.
Starring: Elijah Canlas, Kokoy De Santos
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