PROFITS ENSLAVE THE WORLD: A SONG ACROSS GENERATIONSDirected by Emilio J. Virata Jr.
Cast: Chris Bautista, Dr. Jose Lalas, Emilio J. Virata Jr., Gerry Cabanilla, Marissa L. Pulido
In 1973, Philip Vera Cruz’ poem “Profits Enslave the World” was put to music by Chris Bautista, a young Bay Area musician. The song became an anthem amongst many Filipinos of the time, connecting them with the generations of organizers who came before.
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