Documentaries from and about the Philippines, produced for cinema, television, art, and education, gathered all in one place. Discover a rich and diverse experience.
We have started a continuously growing online database of Filipino documentaries. Be sure to regularly check this space for newly-added films. Find out more.
DOKYU POWER (The Power of the Documentary) is a move to create meaningful political discourse using some of the world’s most celebrated documentaries. Leading up to the momentous national elections on May 9, 2022, we have lined up a series of films and events from February 25 until April 9. Register and watch films for free.
Check out these Filipino documentaries released in the past year.
In 2020, the Daang Dokyu Festival featured 45 films curated into six sections. Following the theme,
“Tracing the Filipino Story,” works produced between 1913 and 2020 made for a rich and diverse program
that enthused viewers hungry for stories based on lived truths, historical insights, and nuanced
More than a million were reached and hundreds of thousands watched and responded, but it shouldn’t end there. We welcome inquiries for restaging the 2020 Daang Dokyu program. Get in touch here.
By capturing memories across generations, documentaries allow us to see the bigger context: where the finer details of individual works can be viewed as puzzle pieces in an interconnected collection.
In creating a dedicated home for Philippine documentaries, we aim to contribute to the ecosystem of truth-based narratives by increasing the accessibility of information and education about Philippine documentaries, elevating the appreciation of documentaries and its practice, and encouraging the development of a distribution and audience network of documentary works.
At DaangDokyu.ph, the public enjoys access to a rich and continuously growing database that already features over a century’s worth of Philippine documentaries. To promote wider programming and distribution, DaangDokyu.ph also features a private-access library of preview screeners, and channels for programers, advocates and educators to connect directly with filmmakers and producers.
Do you have films in mind for a film program or screening event you are organizing? With just a few clicks, we can directly connect you to the copyright holder of any film found in our database.
If you are organizing a screening or programming an event where you wish to feature films found in the database, you may request access to our library of preview screeners by filling out our Library Request. After evaluating your request, someone from our team will get back to you promptly.
Would you like your film to be featured on the database of Filipino documentaries, or in our library of preview screeners for programmers? Submit your film information through this form.