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    Cine: Spanish Influences on Early Cinema in the Philippines

    Nick Deocampo

    Winner, National Book Award, Film Criticism, 2003
    With meticulous scholarship and engaging insights, prizewinning filmmaker and author Nick Deocampo investigates the origin and formation of cinema as it became the Filipinos’ preeminent entertainment and cultural form. Cinema’s arrival and its difficulties in asserting itself in Hispanic, then Americanized, Manila until the outbreak of World War II are detailed in this book?the first in five volumes to discuss the development of Philippine cinema in its journey from colonization to nationalism through the process of indigenization.
    Manila: National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 2003
    ISBN: 971-814-023-9
    450 pages

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