Film Selection: Politics of U.S. Occupation by Richard Concepcion

Documentary | 30 minutes


Linguistics Professor Noam Chomsky of Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Women’s Studies Professor Neferti Tadiar of Barnard College (New York), Asian American Studies Professor Nerissa Balce of Stony Brook University (New York) and Political Science Professor Kenneth Bauzon of St. Joseph’s College (New York) analyze the Philippine-American War (1899-1913) in order to rediscover its historical similarities to the so-called post-9/11 War on Terror.



Richard Concepcion is an independent documentary filmmaker/video journalist. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University (1983), Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University School of Communication (2010),  Master of LIberal Arts (MLA) degree from Johns Hopkins University (2004) and MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville (1987).  He and his wife Renee live in Maryland with their beagle (“Bodie”) and cat (“Jade”).


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