Roland Tolentino


Rolando B. Tolentino is Dean of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication and faculty of the UP Film Institute. He has taught at the Osaka University and National University of Singapore, has been Distinguished Visitor of the UC-Berkeley and UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Consortium, and was recipient of the Obermann Summer Research Fellowship. He is author of National/Transnational: Subject Formation and Media in and on the Philippines (2001), and editor of “Vaginal Economy: Cinema and Sexuality in the Post-Marcos Post-Brocka Philippines” (positions, 2011), and Geopolitics of the Visible: Essays on Philippine Film Cultures (2002). He is a member of the Manunuring Pelikulang Pilipino (Filipino Film Critics Group) and the Congress of Teachers and Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (CONTEND-UP).

Project Bakawan

Project Bakawan

Project Bakawan is a collaborative art festival and community-building initiative that aims to increase awareness of current environmental issues and strives to foster a sustainable future.

Festival Events

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