List of Philippine Entries for the Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film

The Philippines have submitted films for consideration for the Best Foreign-Language Film category of the Academy Awards since the inception of the category in 1956, when the Italian film La Strada won the honors.

Since then, we haven’t been nominated for the prestigious category. 1953’s “Genghis Khan” was under contention but did not make it to the final 5. In 2006, “Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros” was nominated in the Indie Spirit Awards but failed to make the cut in the Oscars.

Here is the complete list of Filipino submissions for the Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film Category:

* 1953 Genghis Khan
o under contention (26th Academy Awards)
* 1954-1955 No submission
* 1956 Anak Dalita (29th Academy Awards)
* 1957-1960 No submission
* 1961 Moises Padilla Story (34th Academy Awards)
* 1962-1966 No submission
* 1967 Dahil sa Isang Bulaklak (40th Academy Awards)
* 1968-1975 No submission
* 1976 Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon (49th Academy Awards)
* 1977-1983 No submission
* 1984 Karnal (57th Academy Awards)
* 1985 Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim (58th Academy Awards)
* 1986-1994 No submissionnn
* 1995 Inagaw Mo ang Lahat sa Akin (68th Academy Awards)
* 1996 Segurista (69th Academy Awards)
* 1997 Milagros (70th Academy Awards)
* 1998 Sa Pusod ng Dagat (71st Academy Awards)
* 1999 Saranggola (72nd Academy Awards)
* 2000 Anak (73rd Academy Awards)
* 2001 Gatas: Sa Dibdib ng Kaaway (74th Academy Awards)
* 2002 Mga Munting Tinig (75th Academy Awards)
* 2003 Dekada ’70 (76th Academy Awards)
* 2004 Crying Ladies (77th Academy Awards)
* 2005 No submission
* 2006 Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (79th Academy Awards)
* 2007 Donsol (80th Academy Awards)
* 2008 Ploning (81st Academy Awards)

Other noteworthy Filipino films like Jose Rizal, Kubrador and Caregiver were not picked as entries.

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