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Thursday, September 16, 2010


The Urian Anthology 1990-1999, the third Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino compilation, was launched yesterday, September 15 (2010) at Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman. The book, introduced, compiled and edited by Nicanor Tiongson, consists of 562 pages with more than 500 photographs. The launch price is P2,600 and it will be available soon in major bookstores at P3,250. The event was attended by showbiz personalities and celebrities, critics, fans and film aficionados. Seen were National Artists Bienvendo Lumbera and Eddie Romero, Armida Siguoun-Reyna, Bibeth Orteza, actors Joel Torre, Ricky Davao and Richard Gomez, directors Gil Portes, Maryo J. delos Reyes, Brilliante Mendoza, Adolf Alix, Jr. and Joel Lamangan, among others.

The venue- Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman

Nicanor Tiongson signing the book

Me with Nic Tiongson

Filmmakers Gil Portes and Joel Lamangan

Director Gil Portes signing the book

Me and Direk Portes

Director Joel Lamangan signing the book

Me and Direk Lamangan

Joel Torre reenacting a scene from the book-
photo courtesy of Nestor de Guzman

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Pages from the book---


jellicleblog said...

This is great!

It was reaining really hard yesterday afternoon in Makati, I decided to go straight home after a talk.

Is there still a way for me to get the launch price? I gotta have a copy of this book!

Anonymous said...

How can I get the first two anthologies? Do copies still exist?


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