"Appearance of Isabel Rosario Cooper" by Miljohn Ruperto Featured in Talk by Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez
April 23, 2021 12:00 AM

A clip from "Appearance of Isabel Rosario Cooper," by Miljohn Ruperto featured in a talk by Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez on her new book, Empire's Mistress: Starring Isabel Rosario Cooper. Interviewed by Theodore S. Gonzalves and hosted by UH Better Tomorrow Speaker Series.

Gonzalez's book centers on Filipino actress, Isabel Rosario Cooper, tracking her film career in the Philippines and Hollywood and her complicated relationship with Douglas MacArthur, while dismantling the influences of colonialism in telling and interpreting Cooper's life story.