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LVN Pictures and the State of Post-War Cinema

LVN Studios and the State of Post-War Cinema | A Lecture with Nick Deocampo

28 September (Saturday) | 2:00-4:00 PM | Basement Auditorium, Ateneo Law School, Rockwell Drive

Big Shot. 1953. Film Still. LVN Pictures Archive. Lopez Library Collection.

It was in the rubble of post-war Manila where big production houses, such as LVN Films began to restore their place in society as the foremost source of entertainment. The cultural shift brought about by the war was palpable in the films they produced: alongside their usual fare they began to create movies that encapsulated different aspects of the experience of the Japanese Occupation.

Join Nick Deocampo in LVN Studios and the State of Post-War Cinema as he rewinds to the studio houses of the 50s, glossy in their black and white film stills and pioneers in the chemical formula of creating love teams.

This program is part of HIGHLIGHTS a lecture series on understanding Philippine art forms presented by the Lopez Museum and Library and the Ateneo Art Gallery.

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Registration Fees:

Adults: PHP 200

Students/Teachers/Seniors/PWDs: PHP 150

Register through bit.ly/PostWarCinema or email programs@lopezmuseum.org.ph.

Image Source: Big Shot. 1953. Film Still. LVN Pictures Archive. Lopez Library Collection.