Dr. Rolando B. Tolentino
University of the Philippines, Film Institute

Rolando B. Tolentino
Professor, University of the Philippines Film Institute
tel/fax: (632)924 6863

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 Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (Filipino Film Critics Group) and chairs the Congress of Teachers and Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (CONTEND-UP).