by Leo Valencia and Princess Wendam
Mr. Cesar Hernando is the current Vice-Chair for the Cinema subcommission of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Read about what he has to say regarding the Philippine Cinema in the post-Martial Law era, as well as the industry's current status. more here
Revisit the important events that happened in the post-Martial Law Philippine Cinema up to the present.
Why Philippine Cinema Declined in the 80s
by Princess Wendam
The Philippine Cinema experienced its second Golden Age during the 1970s, the decade that we can equate to repression and oppression. But why, in such years, did our local cinema flourish? Despite the repression of the media that happened during that time, the local cinema had managed to flourish and gain several international citations. It is in this period that the local cinema had made its mark. After the so-called "decline" in the year 1960s, the film industry had managed to make a come back and raise itself again. What caused this? more here
Students from various colleges were asked about their opinions on the present state of Philippine Cinema. Read what they have to say. more here
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This site was created by the Ishmael Bernal group as a final requirement for the Film 102 class under Mr. G. Dormiendo.