Provincial Government of Bulacan

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Gerardo de Leon

Sensitive and a good director of film. Manong Gerry is the one who created the films “Lumang Simboryo” (Old Bell Tower), “Viuda de Oro,” “Noli Me Tangere,” “El Filibusterismo,” “Pedro Penduko,” “Sanda Wong” and “Ang Daigdig ng mga Api” (The World of Slaves).

He finished medicine but in nature was fond with the Arts that was why in 1939, he started making films. He died in 1981 and was able to receive numerous awards and recognitions including the National Artist Award in 1982.

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