Selective filmography :
Lav Diaz, born in 1958, lives in Cotabato on the island of Mindanao, during the reign of Ferdinand Marcos and in the bloody years of martial law. After studying economics and law, he wrote screenplays and made his first short films in the mid-1980s. discursive. He received the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2014 for From What is Before and the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2016 for The Woman who left.