- Star Cinema Productions, Inc., one of the leading film production outfits today, is formally launched
- The 1st Pelikula at Lipunan, organized by the Mowelfund Film Institute, was held.
- "The Flor Contemplacion Story" wins the Golden Pyramid (Best Film) at the Cairo International Film Festival. Nora Aunor, for her performance in the movie, also won as Best Actress.
- (June 2) Acclaimed director and National Artist Ishmael Bernal dies
- "Jose Rizal," the most expensive Filipino movie ever made, premieres in theaters.
- "Jose Rizal," directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya, is included in the Panorama Section of the Berlin International Film Festival.
- The 1st Cinemanila International Film Festival, was held.
- The Film Ratings Board was reactivated.
- Raymond Red's "Anino" wins the Palm d'Or for short films at the Cannes International Film Festival.
- "Batang Westside," the longest Filipino film ever made (5 hours), premiered.
- Acclaimed director Marilou Diaz-Abaya, is awarded the Arts and Culture Prize at the 12th Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prizes.
(c) UP Film Center
Lino Brocka
(c) UP Film Center
Ishmael Bernal
scene from "The Flor Contemplacion Story"
(c) UP Film Center
scene from "Jose Rizal"

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