Mike De Leon
Selective Filmography :
Mike De Leon was born in 1947 in Manila. He is the son of producer Manuel de Leon and grandson of Narcisa de Leon, founder of LVN Studios which produced most Filipino films between 1930 and 1960. Mike De Leon produced Lino Brocka's Manila (1975). In 1978, his first feature film Itim (1976) won Best Film in Sydney. Kisapmata and Batch '81 both had world premieres at Cannes in 1982, making him the second filmmaker to present two works at the festival in the same year. It contributes to the restoration and distribution of old films while continuing to produce.