The Guam Museum presents the American Social History project film documentary,
Savage Acts; Wars, Fairs and Empire 1898-1904.
Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the indoor theater.
This classic documentary tells the story of U.S. oversees expansion at the turn of the century and of how World Fairs at this time with its grandiose buildings and displays of “exotic” people from around the world promoted these interests, as well as notions of Anglo-Saxon superiority. Philippine diplomats and fighters as well as U.S. politicians and soldiers tell their experiences of the conflict and the opposition it sparked and moreover the story of the steadfast efforts of Philippine leaders to unite and become independent despite turn of the century U.S. imperialism.