Lav Diaz

Lav Diaz or Lavrente Indico Diaz is a Filipino independent filmmaker, born in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines, on December 30, 1958. He has won several international awards such as the award for Best Picture at the Singapore International Film Festival, the Independent Film Festival of Brussels and Gawad Urian in 2002 and Netpac Jury Prize and Best Acting Ensemble (2001 Cinemanila International Film Festival) for his film "Batang West Side" (including Best Director, Best Screenpl ... more on Wikipedia

Lav Diaz Filmography

movie 2014 Mula sa kung ano ang noon
movie 2013 Alamat ni China Doll
movie 2013 Ang Alitaptap
movie 2013 Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan
movie 2013 Prologo sa ang dakilang desaparacido
movie 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded
movie 2012 Colossal as Shaman
movie 2012 Jingle lang ang pahina
movie 2012 Florentina Hubaldo, CTE
movie 2012 Pagsisiyasat sa gabing ayaw lumimot
movie 2011 Siglo ng pagluluwal
movie 2011 Babae ng hangin
movie 2011 Elehiya sa dumalaw mula sa himagsikan
movie 2010 Philippine New Wave: This Is Not a Film Movement as Himself
movie 2010 SpEd Hearts
movie 2009 Hikbi
movie 2009 Himpapawid
movie 2009 Manila
movie 2009 Purgatorio
movie 2009 Walang alaala ang mga paru-paro
movie 2009 Eo-ddeon bang-moon
movie 2009 Toxic Mango
movie 2008 Kamera
movie 2008 Melancholia
movie 2007 Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga Engkanto as Interviewer
movie 2007 The Search for Weng Weng as Himself
movie 2006 Todo todo teros as Himself
movie 2006 Heremias: Unang aklat - Ang alamat ng prinsesang bayawak
movie 2006 Imahe nasyon
movie 2005 Ang anak ni Brocka
movie 2004 Headless (Pugot) as Taga
movie 2004 Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino
movie 2002 Hesus, rebolusyunaryo
movie 2001 Batang West Side
movie 1999 Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan
movie 1999 Burger Boys
movie 1998 Serafin Geronimo: Ang kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion
movie 1993 Galvez: Hanggang sa dulo ng mundo hahanapin kita
movie 1991 Mabuting kaibigan masamang kaaway

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The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding...


Philippine cinematic luminary Lav Diaz draws inspiration from Dostoevsky and iconic compatriot José Rizal in this mature and boldly literate and new drama, w...


"Melancholia" 2008 Venice Film Festival Best Feature Film, Orizzonti Starring: Angeli Bayani, Perry Dizon, Roeder, Raul Arellano, Malaya, Irma Adlawan, Solim.


Lav Diaz's "Norte, The End of History" will be screening as part of the 51st New York Film Festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center. For tickets and more i...