Historic Films about the Phillippines

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In the film Jose Rizal, the social, cultural, and historical significance found in this film was somewhat similar to eachother. The social significance that I found was how the Philippine and Spanish communities were impacted because of what Jose Rizal had written in his novels. In his novels, he incorporated accusations toward the Spaniards about how they have been abusing and taking advantage of the Philippine community. The Philippine community sought to fight back so his accusations caused a fight between the two comminutes and resulted to an arrest towards Jose Rizal. He was punished for the truth he had written in his novels. In the end, Jose Rizal was executed by the Spaniards and was named the national hero of the Philippines not long after. The cultural significance that I found was how Jose valued his culture and people in it. He used his culture as a way to encourage himself to do things in his education, career, and hobbies. He valued the way he was taught especially buy his mother. His mother had a great impact on his life because she taught him to see education as something he should greatly value. As a result, he was able to learn great things in some of the few great schools around the country. He used his cultural background to his knowledge to fulfill his morals and aspirations. The historical significance that I found was how the film greatly represented the history of the fight between the Philippine and Spanish community. The film presented great

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