Agapito Conchu

Film director

1895 –

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Who is Agapito Conchu?

Agapito Conchu, also known as Agapito Concho was a Filipino silent film director of the mid-1930s.

He was born in 1895 and made his first directorial debut in the silent movie film Ang Magpapawid.

After the "talkies" came to the Philippines, he directed Mahiwagang Biyolin which is a semi-fantasy movie together with a new face, Manuel Conde, who would become a great actor.

Conchu made one horror-flick, Sumpa ng Aswang, with Monang Carvajal and a nationalistic film, Hagase Tu Voluntad.

He is specialized in directing dramas, from his first movie Hatol ng Langit, to Awit ng Pag-ibig, Buhok ni Ester and Ama which is his last movie.

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Born
1895

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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