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Legacy

Lamberto Vera Avellana was born in Bontoc, Mountain Province was a prominent Filipino film and stage director.

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Written By

Nina Macaraig-Gamboa

Simon Godfrey Rodriguez

Illustrated By

Wylzter Gutierrez

Synopsis

Lamberto Vera Avellana was born in Bontoc, Mountain Province was a prominent Filipino film and stage director. Despite considerable budgetary limitations that hampered the post-war Filipino film industry, Avellana’s films such as Anak Dalita and Badjao a.ained international acclaim. In 1976, Avellana was named as the first National Artist of the Philippines for Film.

Avellana remains an important figure in Filipino cinema, his reputation as a film director has since been eclipsed by the next wave of Filipino film directors who emerged in the 1970s.

Learnings for Children

Nationalism
Artist Appreciation
Film Artistry

Genre

Biographies

Length

16

Pages

Size

8 x 10

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Type

Soft Cover

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