The Film Academy of the Philippines and the Film Development Council of the Philippines donated DVD copies of 20 classic Filipino films for the Filipiniana library of the Philippine embassy in Muscat, Oman.
According to Ms. Elaine Justine L. Aldaya, cultural and economic officer of the Oman embassy, the Filipiniana library is scheduled to be inaugurated on June 12 as part of their festivities for the 114th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence.
The 20 classic films are as follows:
Banaue, directed by National Artist Gerardo de Leon (1975); Sakada, directed by Behn Cervantes (1976); Jose Rizal, directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya (1998);
Bona, directed by National Artist Lino Brocka (1998); Karnal, directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya (1984); Gumapang Ka sa Lusak, directed by Lino Brocka (1990);
The Flor Contemplacion Story, directed by Joel Lamangan (1995); Bulaklak ng Maynila, directed by Joel Lamangan (1999); Abakada Ina, directed by Eddie Garcia (2001);
Aishite Imasu 1941, directed by Joel Lamangan (2004); Inang Yaya, directed by Pablo Biglang-Awa and Veronica Velasco (2006); Kubrador, directed by Jeffrey Jeturian (2006);
Kaleldo, directed by Brillante Mendoza (2006); Ploning, directed by Dante Nico Garcia (2008); Baler, directed by Mark Meily (2008);
Concerto, directed by Paul Alexander Morales (2008); Jay, directed by Francis Xavier Pasion (2009); Working Girls, directed by Jose Javier Reyes (2010); Noy, directed by Dondon S. Santos and Rodel Nacianceno (2010); and Ang Babae sa Septic Tank, directed by Marlon Rivera (2011).