- (July 25) Death of National Artist for Film, Gerardo "Manong Gerry" de Leon.
- The Katipunan ng mga Artista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (KAPP) was founded.
- VIVA Films' first movie, "P.S. I Love You," was released.
- The 1st Film Academy of the Philippines Awards was held.
- Formal Launching of the Mowelfund Film Institute coinciding with Mowelfund's 8th Anniversary.
- The Manila International Film Festival was revived.
- Ishmael Bernal's "Himala" is nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
- Lino Brocka's feature film "Bayan Ko: Kapit Sa Patalim" is nominated for the Palm d'Or at the Cannes International Film Festival.
- The British Film Institute hails "Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim" as the Best Film of the Year
- The 1st Star Awards for Movies was held
- The Young Critics' Circle was created
- The Young Critics' Circle announced their first annual citations.
- (April 25) Lamberto Avellana, National Artist for Film, dies.
- (May 21) Acclaimed director and National Artist Lino Brocka dies in a car crash.
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Gerry de Leon
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P.S. I Love You poster
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scene from "Himala"
(c) UP Film Center
scene from "Bayan Ko"

This site was created by the Ishmael Bernal group as a final requirement for their Film 102 class under Mr. G. Dormiendo.