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Review: The End of National Cinema

Review: The End of National Cinema

Patrick F. Campos’s The End of National Cinema: Filipino Film at the turn of the Century really is quite a luminous accomplishment in scholarly research and theoretical acuity, where he deftly and cogently negotiates the debates for and against dominant and emergent paradigms in the area of film research and criticism, using the vicissitudes of(…)

OUR UNFINISHED PAST (OPENING REMARKS FOR PAGLULUNSAD 2016)

OUR UNFINISHED PAST by UP Press Director Dr. J. Neil C. Garcia President Alfredo Pascual, Vice-President Giselle Padilla Concepcion, university officials, members of the university faculty, students, our beloved authors, guests, ladies and gentlemen: a pleasant afternoon, and welcome to our year-end Paglulunsad. This has undoubtedly been a most stressful and tragic year, but as(…)

Review: Sa Amin, Sa Dagat-Dagatang Apoy

Review: Sa Amin, Sa Dagat-Dagatang Apoy ni Mayette M. Bayuga Lacey Anne M. Ramos Unang beses ko makabasa ng isang obra sa panulat ni Ms. Mayette Bayuga, at hindi talaga ako pamilyar sa istilo ng kanyang pagkukwento. Naibigan kong piliin basahin ang kaniyang libro base sa rekomendasyon sa akin at base sa pamagat nito, “Sa(…)

REVIEW: WAGI/SAWI

REVIEW: WAGI/SAWI: Mga Kwentong Luwalhati at Pighati, Rolando B. Tolentino at Rommel B. Rodriguez (mga editor) ni Jay Jomar Quintos Sa Pagitan ng Luwalhati at Dalamhati Kung pagbabatayan ang pinag-aangkop-angkop na magkakaibang morpema o anyo ng salita, sinasabing lumilikha ito ng kahulugan na may kabuuang mensahe na bahagi ng karanasan ng tao at mundo. Tingnan,(…)

REPOSTING: “Sagip-Guro” Campaign

REPOSTING: “Sagip-Guro” Campaign

REPOSTING: “Sagip-Guro” Campaign The University of the Philippines Press is offering special sales packages, to benefit the teachers whose offices were gutted in the fire that hit the UP Diliman Faculty Center last April 1, 2016. The UP Press will be giving a 75 percent discount to all its titles. It will also donate a(…)

REVIEW: Lila ang Kulay ng Pamamaalam

10 Bagay na Magpapaalala Sa Akin na “Lila Ang Kulay ng Pamamaalam” ni Eljay Castro Deldoc Ang Imus Novel 3 ni RM Topacio-Aplaon ay isang kumpisal. Isang matapat na pagsisiwalat ng damdamin at alaala ng pangunahing tauhan na si Dylan. Isang matapang na pagbabahagi ng mga lihim at panimdim ng isang batang lalaki tungkol sa(…)

REVIEW: SA AMIN, SA DAGAT-DAGATANG APOY

PAGLUSONG SA DAGAT-DAGATANG APOY NG PANULAT Panimulang Pagmumuni sa Nobela ni Mayette M. Bayuga Ni Maynard Manansala Batid ng di-bagong mambabasa ni Bayuga ang mga daigdig na una na niyang naihatid. Lumikha siya ng alternatibong arkitektura ng siyudad—inabandonang ancestral house sa likod ng dambuhalang mall—sa Sa Templo ni Tamilah. Masisilip naman ang samahan ng kababaihang(…)

REVIEW: The Remembered Home in Luna Sicat Cleto’s Typewriter Altar

The Remembered Home in Luna Sicat Cleto’s Typewriter Altar The house is our space—it is our own universe. An inhabitant’s world is first contained within the confines of their respective domestic spaces. These houses can take on the personalities of its inhabitants, reflecting their aspirations and goals, even holding their pains. But with the tendency(…)

UP Press Books with Keywords MORO and INDIGENOUS

“By becoming more deeply aware of the rich oral traditions of our indigenous peoples and by learning about and actualizing their mystical realizations about our spiritual oneness as a nation, Filipinos in general will be able to recognize and respect the difference of our indigenous brethren whose well-being and interest we will now see as(…)

Book Launch of PERFORMING CATHOLICISM at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Book Launch of PERFORMING CATHOLICISM at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

ATM: Book launch of “Performing Catholicism: Faith and Theatre in a Philippine Province” by Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco at the Philippine Reception of the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair. Ambassador Thomecak receives the book from the author. UP Press author and National Artist Virgilio S. Almario joins them in the photo. #FBM16 #BooksPH #FrankfurtBookFair #BooksPhilippines