16 Oct 2018
The UP Film Institute congratulates UPFI director Prof. Patrick F. Campos and former dean of the College of Mass Communication Prof. Rolando B. Tolentino for their books’ getting shortlisted for Gintong Aklat and National Book Awards, respectively. Director Campos’ book The End of National Cinema: Filipino Film at the Turn of the Century was nominated for the Arts & Humanities category of Gintong Aklat Awards while Prof. Tolentino’s Pag Mabilis Na Umalis Baka Di Naman Talaga Dumating at Iba Pang Kuwento for the Best Book of Short Fiction in Filipino and Sapantaha: Kalipunan ng mga Maikling Kuwentong Spekulatibo at Imahinatibo (co-edited with Luna Sicat Cleto) for the Best Anthology in Filipino of the National Book Awards.
The Gintong Aklat Awards is organized by the Book Development Association of the Philippines while the National Book Awards by the National Book Development Board and Manila Critics Circle. All nominated books are published by the UP Press.
Once again, congratulations Patrick and Rolando!