Carmen Concha

Carmen Concha

She is hailed as the first female director in Philippine cinema. Her career started before World War 2 and one of her works during this era, Yaman ng Mahirap (1939) also featured the film debut of young Armida Siguion-Reyna, her niece who grew up to be a prolific actress. Other works of note are Magkaisang Landas (1939) and Pangarap (1940)

Full Length

Yaman ng Mahirap

Yaman ng Mahirap (1940)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Production House:

Parlatone Hispano Filipino

Cast

Angel Esmeralda
Mercedes Ponce
Antonina Hernandez
Tita Duran
Armida Siguion-Reyna

Role

Director

Magkaisang Landas

Nagkaisang Landas (1939)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Production House:

Parlatone Hispano Filipino

Cast

Lydia Leynes

Rogelio de la Rosa

Reynaldo Dante

Carmen Bernabe

Mercedes Ponce

Conchita Veles

Edo Baagali

Role

Director

Pangarap

Pangarap (1940)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Production House:

LVN Pictures

Producer:

Narcisa de Leon

Cast

Tita Duran
Angel Esmeralda
Benny Mack
Horacio Morelos
Purita Sta. Maria

Role

Director

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