A Legacy of Violence

A Legacy of Violence

Center for New CinemaThe documentary essays the periodic violence marking the evolution of the Filipino nation. Dwelling on the events after the Edsa revolt, it traces the role played by media in shaping politics, and politics, media. The documentary analyzes the historical, social and political forces that led to the country’s dependency on Western powers for its security and prosperity and the violence that marred people’s lives resulting from corruption and anarchy.

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A Legacy of Violence

Synopsis

Center for New CinemaThe documentary essays the periodic violence marking the evolution of the Filipino nation. Dwelling on the events after the Edsa revolt, it traces the role played by media in shaping politics, and politics, media. The documentary analyzes the historical, social and political forces that led to the country’s dependency on Western powers for its security and prosperity and the violence that marred people’s lives resulting from corruption and anarchy.

Description

1990/ Video/ Color/ 60 mins/ Documentary
D/Sc: Nick Deocampo;
PC: New York State Council for the Arts;
P:
Shu Lea Cheang

Key Subject Areas:
Colonialism/Neo-Colonialism (U.S.); Documentary; Human Rights; Martial Law; Philippine History; Politics; Society

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