Film Screening of ?Pinoy Blonde? and Discussion with Rolando B.Tolentino
"Pinoy Blonde" (dir. Peque Gallaga) is a funky, kinetic, witty and endlessly inventive film that not only defies the conventions of Philippine cinema, but also makes the rules twist, turn, do wild pirouettes and headstands. With tons of clever dialogue, jokes and parodies that wink at the audience, the film is a heady, celebratory romp through cinema itself.
Rolando B. Tolentino is one of the world?s leading scholars and theorists of Philippine literature, film and popular culture and is currently acting director of the University of the Philippines Film Institute and an associate professor in U.P. Department of Film and Audiovisual Communication. His research involves media literacy with regards to subject formation, urban space, sexuality and gender, popular culture, transnationalism and nationalism, and comparisons between East Asian, Southeast Asian and Asian American film.
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Added by PL212 on May 24, 2006