Geopolitics of the Visible: Essays on Philippine Film Cultures



Author: Rolando B. Tolentino

In this anthology of essays about Philippine cinema, geopolitics takes off from the post-World War II detente foreign policy of the United States to illuminate issues of transparency of power and power relations. It lays bare to geopolitics of the visible in order to render the almost invisible working operation that make both visibility and invisibility possible. Geopolitics then refers to a transnational cultural politics that effects the implementation of globalizing forces in the local natiobal landscape, and demonstrates how the local might become a trope for situating past and ongoing globalization drives.

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