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This page serves as a non-exhaustive repository to the artistic and/or academic works of Roland Cartagena. All written works shared in CORE are self-published through Humanities Commons unless otherwise indicated in their entry. A list of copyrighted works that are unavailable in CORE can be found in the Other Publications section. Similarly, non-open access audiovisual works are included in the Projects section. Artistic literary works aside from poetry (such as scripts) are categorized as “Others”, while all audiovisual works are categorized as “Visual Art”.


Roland attended University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman in 2015 as an undergraduate. He took up Bachelor of Arts (Theatre Arts) in the College of Arts and Letters. In 2017, he applied to shift to the Bachelor of Arts in Film program and was accepted, consequently transferring to the UP Film Institute of the College of Mass Communication. In 2020, Roland finished his thesis work during the COVID-19 pandemic and graduated cum laude.



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MUBI Lists
A series of film lists curated according to Philippine film festivals and other categories. These are intended to serve as a reliable reference or resource for finding literature related to Philippine cinema. The lists are created in MUBI, a film streaming platform that doubles as a database. Project status: Work in progress

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