Note: Review articles now include specific titles of film(s) and/or other items being discussed. For a textbook-style sampler of the (chronological) first four books in this listing, please refer to Book Texts: A Pinoy Film Course. For US Copyright Office certificates, please see About page.
SINÉ: The YES! List of 100+ Films That Celebrate Philippine Cinema. Ed. Jo-Ann Q. Maglipon. Mandaluyong City: Summit Media, 2017 (forthcoming). [Click here for the “Short Takes” announcement.]
Manila by Night. Queer Film Classics series. Eds. Thomas Waugh & Matthew Hays. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017 (forthcoming).
Millennial Traversals: Outliers, Juvenilia, & Quondam Popcult Blabbery. Original digital edition. © 2015 & 2016 by Joel David, All Rights Reserved.
Wages of Cinema: Film in Philippine Perspective. Digital edition. © 2014 by Joel David, All Rights Reserved. [Print ed. – Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1998.]
Fields of Vision: Critical Applications in Recent Philippine Cinema. Digital edition. © 2014 by Joel David, All Rights Reserved. [Print ed. – Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1995.]
The National Pastime: Contemporary Philippine Cinema. Digital edition. © 2014 by Joel David, All Rights Reserved. [Print ed. – Pasig City: Anvil, 1990.]
Forum Kritika: On Nora Aunor and the Philippine Star System. Special issue of Kritika Kultura 25 (August 2015): 46-48, 248-378.
Media and the Diaspora. Co-ed. Violeda A. Umali. Special issue of Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society 11.1 (February 2014): i-iv, 1-172.
Monograph Section: OFWs in Foreign Cinema. Special section of Kritika Kultura 21-22 (August 2013 & February 2014): 557-643.
Forum Kritika: A Closer Look at Manila by Night. Special issue of Kritika Kultura 19 (August 2012): 6-272.
Huwaran/Hulmahan Atbp.: The Film Writings of Johven Velasco (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2009): ix-xiv. Editor’s introduction. Anthologized as “Love Was the Drug” in Millennial Traversals.
Proceedings of the Whither the Orient: Asians in Asian and Non-Asian Cinema Conference, Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju, Korea, 28-29 October 2006 (Seoul: Asia Culture Forum, 2006). Download the PDF copy.
“Grains & Flickers.” Remembering/Rethinking EDSA, eds. JPaul S. Manzanilla & Caroline S. Hau (Pasig City: Anvil, 2016) 172-87.
“Las edades de oro del cine Filipino: Una reevaluación crítica” (trans. unkn.) & “The Golden Ages of Philippine Cinema: A Critical Reassessment,” anthologized in Millennial Traversals. Cinema Filipinas: Historia, teoría y crítica fílmica (1999-2009), ed. Juan Guardiola ([Andalucía]: Juna de Andalucía, Consejería de Cultura Fundación El Legado Andalusí, ) 37-48 & 217-24 resp. Click here for a PDF scan of the Spanish version.
Reviews & essays in a series of anthologies by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (ed. Nicanor G. Tiongson). Many of these have been unnecessarily truncated, so the following list provides links to the preferred versions:
From The Urian Anthology 1980-1989 (Manila: Tuviera, 2001): “People-Power Cinema” 56-59; “Chauvinist’s Nightmare” 136-39; “The World According to Aguila” 142-45; “Major Bid” 203-05; “Roño’s Rondos” 236-37; “Reversals” 238-40; “Return to Form” 256-59; “Movie(?) of the Year” 260-63.
From The Urian Anthology 1970-1979 (Quezon City: Morato, 1983): “Birds of Omen” 268-71.
“Awake in the Dark: Philippine Film During the Marcos Era.” Philippine Studies: Have We Gone Beyond St. Louis? ed. Priscelina Patajo Legasto (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2008) 227-43.
“Philippine Film History as a Site of Postcolonial Discourse.” Geopolitics of the Visible: Essays on Philippine Film Cultures, ed. Rolando B. Tolentino (Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2000) 3-12. [Printed as “Philippine Film History as Postcolonial Discourse.”]
Entries in Philippine Film. Vol. 8 of the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, ed. Nicanor G. Tiongson (Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1995). Warning to researchers: these articles had been co-written, relied on dated auteurist perspectives, and were occasionally outright erroneous. Scanned PDF copies, in order of pagination:
“Aksyon” (with Lynn Pareja) 82-83;
“Animation” (with Lynn Pareja) 83-84;
“Horror” (with Lynn Pareja) 90;
“Komedi” (with Lynn Pareja) 90-91;
“Musical” (with Lynn Pareja & Nicanor G. Tiongson) 92-93;
“Acting” (with Justino Dormiendo) 96-97;
“Cinematography” (with Nick Cruz) 105-07;
“Distribution” (with Rosalie Matilac) 112-14;
“Production” (with Nick Cruz & Rosalie Matilac) 124-28;
“Sound Recording” (with Nick Cruz) 134-36;
“Studies and Training” (with Lynn Pareja) 136-37.
“Intrigues, Maneuvers, Interventions: Screen Images of the Korean War and its Aftermath” (Plenary Paper). 4PKSS (Philippines-Korea in the Changing Asia: Drawing Connections): Proceedings of the 4th Philippine Korean Studies Symposium (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Department of Linguistics, 2015) 4 (abstract) & 25-49. Click here to download a PDF transcription.
“A Yearning for Tenderness in Korean Cinema” (Ju-Yong Ha, co-author) & “Orientalism and Classical Film Practice.” Global Makeover: Media and Culture in Asia, ed. Danilo Araña Arao (Quezon City and Seoul: Development Center for Asia Africa Pacific and Asian Media and Culture Forum, 2010) 35-54 & 139-54 resp. Download a PDF transcription.
“냉전시기필리핀의영화정책.” 냉전 아시아의 문화풍경 2: 1960~1970년대. [As “데이비드, 조엘.”] Trans. 김수현 (Seoul: Institute for East Asian Studies, SungKongHoe University, 2009) 277-96. Download a scanned PDF copy.
“The Cold War and Marcos-Era Cinema in the Philippines.” Proceedings of the 8th ASEAN Inter-University Conference on Social Development (CD-ROM), ed. Almond Pilar Aguila, Danilo Araña Arao, Alfonso Deza, Lourdes Portus, and Fernando Paragas (Quezon City: UP, UNI-AP, FTA, & NUS, 2008) 1-39.
“Indochine and the Dynamics of Gender.” Proceedings of the Whither the Orient: Asians in Asian and Non-Asian Cinema Conference, Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju, Korea, 28-29 October 2006, ed. Joel David (Seoul: Asia Culture Forum, 2006) 248-72. (See Edited Volumes above for complete file.)
“Cutthroat Archipelago: Video Piracy in and around the Philippines.” Culture Industry and Cultural Capital: Transnational Media Consumption and the Korean New Wave in East Asia: Conference Proceedings, ed. Kim Shin-dong (Seoul: Institute for Communication Arts & Technology, Hallym University, 2005) 105-09. Quick-view option of presentation version.