Philippine Cinema

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my personal favorite Filipino films: Manila in the Claws of Neon (Lino Brocka, 1975) Insiang (Lino Brocka, 1976) The Perfumed Nightmare (Kidlat Tahimik, 1977) Turumba (Kidlat Tahimik, 1981) Batch ’81 (Mike de Leon, 1982) Himala (Ishmael Bernal, 1982) Batang West Side (Lav Diaz, 2001) A Short Film About the Indio Nacional (or the Prolonged Sorrow of the Filipinos) (Raya Martin, 2005) Heremias (Lav Diaz, 2006) Death in the Land of Encantos (Lav Diaz, 2007) Imburnal (Sherad Anthony Sanchez, 2008) Melancholia (Lav Diaz, 2008) Now Showing (Raya Martin, 2008) Century of Birthing (Lav Diaz, 2011) Notable Directors: Lino Brocka Ishmael Bernal Mike… Read more

my personal favorite Filipino films:
Manila in the Claws of Neon (Lino Brocka, 1975)
Insiang (Lino Brocka, 1976)
The Perfumed Nightmare (Kidlat Tahimik, 1977)
Turumba (Kidlat Tahimik, 1981)
Batch ’81 (Mike de Leon, 1982)
Himala (Ishmael Bernal, 1982)
Batang West Side (Lav Diaz, 2001)
A Short Film About the Indio Nacional (or the Prolonged Sorrow of the Filipinos) (Raya Martin, 2005)
Heremias (Lav Diaz, 2006)
Death in the Land of Encantos (Lav Diaz, 2007)
Imburnal (Sherad Anthony Sanchez, 2008)
Melancholia (Lav Diaz, 2008)
Now Showing (Raya Martin, 2008)
Century of Birthing (Lav Diaz, 2011)

Notable Directors:
Lino Brocka
Ishmael Bernal
Mike de Leon
Mario O’Hara
Kidlat Tahimik
Lav Diaz
Khavn de la Cruz
Raya Martin
John Torres
Brillante Mendoza
Auraeus Solito
Sherad Anthony Sanchez

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