UP Film Institute to Offer Courses on Martial Law and Cinema


UP Film Institute to Offer Courses on Martial Law and Film History

The University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI) announced on Monday that it will start offering courses on martial law and the history of cinema.

In a Facebook post, UPFI said it will launch the subjects for the first semester of academic year 2022-2023. “All courses are open to all UP Diliman students,” UPFI said.

Here are the courses to be offered at UPFI:

  • “The Semiotics of Martial Law and Cinema” by Professor Nick Deocampo
  • “HORRORS!” by Professor Ed Cabagnot
  • “Martial Law and Pinoy Cinema: NOON at NGAYON” by Professor Sari Dalena
  • “Cinema, Martial Law, and Historical Revisionism” by Professor Rolando Tolentino

The courses will dissect and investigate the films that emerged during the military regime and the aftermath of the 20-year dictatorship. For more information, contact UPFI on its official Facebook page.

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