Sine Gabay: A Film Study Guide

100 classic Filipino films, as listed in Nick Deocampo's 2008 book. Created primarily as a pedagogical tool, it aids teachers in introducing Filipino films into the classroom, with notable inclusions of documentaries, animated shorts, propaganda films, and early films.

Listed alphabetically (titles on LB may differ from the book).

Not on LB:
Anak Maynila - dir. Nonoy Dadivas and Dange Desembrana (1993)
Ano ang Trabaho ng Nanay Mo? - dir. Tita Rosel (1995)
Big Broadcast, The - dir. Tony Cayado (1962)
Continuing Lives: Women of the Bases - dir. Nick Deocampo (1993)
Doon sa Kabila ng Bulkan - dir. Ellen Ramos (1997)
Early American Newsreels about the Philippines (So, I don't actually have the book and the Google Books preview…

Read notes
  • Abakada.. Ina
  • Aguila
  • The Child
  • Shadows
  • Maid
  • The Sea Gypsies
  • New Moon
  • Lea's Story
  • Martial Law
  • Batch '81
  • This Is My Country
  • Heroes
  • 3rd World Hero
  • Bontoc Eulogy
  • The Voice
  • Bulaklak ng Maynila
  • The Youngest
  • Burlesk Queen
  • Crying Ladies
  • Wild Grass
  • The Dawn of Freedom
  • Endo
  • Escape
  • The Flor Contemplacion Story
  • Foster Child
  • As We Were
  • King and Emperor
  • Three, Two, One
  • Miracle
  • Hinugot sa Langit
  • Written in Our Destiny
  • Mother, Sister, Daughter
  • Insiang
  • Isaak
  • Jack and Jill
  • José Rizal
  • Will Your Heart Beat Faster?
  • Lightning
  • Kisapmata
  • Lizard, or How to Perform In Front of a Reptile
  • Macho Dancer
  • Magnifico
  • Manila by Night
  • The Masseur
  • Manila in the Claws of Light
  • Memories of a Forgotten War
  • Memories of Old Manila
  • 'Merika
  • Children Only Once
  • Once a Moth
  • Moral
  • Mother Ignacia: Ang Uliran
  • Small Voices
  • Reef Hunters
  • A Speck in the Water
  • Oliver
  • Fight for Us
  • Gold, Silver, Death
  • The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros
  • The Call of the River
  • Perfumed Nightmare
  • Pearl of the Orient
  • What Do You Think Of The Philippines Mr. Janetzko?
  • A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino
  • The Affair
  • Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song
  • Sa Maynila
  • Sakay
  • Salome
  • The Sex Warriors and the Samurai
  • Midnight Dancers
  • Sisa
  • Sister Stella L.
  • T-Bird at Ako
  • A Change of Heart
  • My Father, My Mother
  • Three Years Without God
  • Weighed But Found Wanting
  • Virgin Forest
  • Why Is Yellow the Middle of the Rainbow?
  • Zamboanga