Film: American Influences on Philippine Cinema (HB)

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By Nick Deocampo
Published by Anvil Publishing, Inc., ©2011.

A sequel to Nick Deocampo’s ‘Cine: Spanish Influences on Philippine Cinema’, this book traces the Hispanic roots of Philippine films and its development during the American colonial period. It recognizes cinema as a site in the struggle for a Filipino identity amidst Western cultural domination. It discusses themes of war and colonialism, the birth of the Filipino nation, and the rise of cinema as a ‘native’ entertainment.

Description: xiii, 600 pages ; 23 x 18 cm

Language: English

ISBN: 978-971-2726-132

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