Cine: Spanish Influences on Early Cinema in the Philippines

(National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 2003; Anvil Publishing, Inc., 2007)

cine spanishCine: Spanish Influences on Early Cinema in the Philippines fathoms the depths of Philippine cinema as the author ventures into the largely unknown terrain of the country’s history of early cinema. 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.

The book received the 2003 National Book Award.