Journal Article

WFP: Isabel Acuña



A profile on Isabel Acuña, an early women film pioneer in the Philippines. She was married to the early Filipino film director José Nepomuceno, and worked as an art director, casting director, costume designer, film company treasurer, film company vice president, make-up supervisor, producer, production assistant, and set decorator.

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  • Type:
    Journal Article (peer reviewed)
  • Journal:
    Women Film Pioneers, Vol 1.
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About the Author

Nadi Tofighian

Nadi Tofighian is a researcher and lecturer at the Section for Cinema Studies at the Department of Media Studies. He has previously been a lecturer at Linnaeus University, Örebro University and at De La Salle University Manila, and a postdoctoral ... Read more


Tofighian, N. (2017). WFP: Isabel Acuña. Women Film Pioneers, 1. Available at: [Accessed 7 Dec. 2022].