A look at the little known Philippine-American War that began in 1899, which is the subject of a documentary film project A Conflict of Conscience. It focuses on the unique relationship that developed between Filipinos and the Buffalo Soldiers, (Black American soldiers), some of whom, unwilling to be part of what they considered to be an unjust racial war, defected to join the Filipino revolutionaries.
The webinar includes the perspectives of Mark Harris, the film’s writer, director and producer,
historians and academics Anthony Powell, Gill Boehringer, Vicente Rafael and Frank Schubert, Ranger Rik Penn and Evangeline Canonizado Buell, author and granddaughter of a Buffalo Soldier.
Moderated by Bambina Olivares