Metro Manila is a British-Filipino independently produced film directed by Academy Award nominee, Sean Ellis (Cashback, The Broken). First shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013, the film has been released in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. It has been selected as the British entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.
On October 9, 2013, Metro Manila will be commercially shown in the Philippines where the film was shot. Metro Manila features Filipino actors John Arcilla, Jake Macapagal and Althea Vega.