Batas Militar (1997 film)

Batas Militar (lit. Martial Law) is a 1997 Philippine documentary film produced by Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala about martial law in the Philippines.

Batas Militar
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Produced byKara Magsanoc-Alikpala
Written byLito Tiongson
Narrated byJoonee Gamboa
Music byJaime Fabregas
Foundation for Worldwide People Power
Release date
  • September 21, 1997 (1997-09-21)

It is the most expansive documentary film produced in the Philippines.

The documentary was released on September 21, 1997 and was aired on ABS-CBN, ABS-CBN News Channel, Jeepney TV and Knowledge Channel.

The documentary was released on VHS and DVD.


It features the human rights violations during martial law, economy and biographies of Ferdinand Marcos, Imelda Marcos and Benigno Aquino Jr.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Doyo, Ma. Ceres P. "Clamor for 'Batas Militar' DVD". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inc. Retrieved November 12, 2017.

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