El C. Concepción

El C. Concepción is a Puerto Rican filmmaker based in Chicago. Currently, their aim for their films is to educate and bring awareness to certain social issues that affect them personally as well as counteract the negative imagery that people of color have to constantly face within the news and media. Their latest documentary highlights the good that the Puerto Rican Parade brings to Chicago in addition to honoring and remembering the history that led to the creation of the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade.

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The Good Of Chicago: Humboldt Park (Lo Bueno De Chicago: Humboldt Park)

Chicago is a lot more than the violence the media presents to us. Find the good in Chicago as we take a deep dive into the Puerto Rican People's Parade, tracing its origins through years of police brutality, racial discrimination, and resilience. Watch the vibrant colors of the Puerto Rican flag fly through the air of the windy city as the parade passes by, and listen to the rhythm of reggaeton as you discover the strong and diverse roots Puerto Ricans have in Humboldt Park.

Chicago es mucho más que la violencia que los medios nos presentan. Encuentra lo bueno en Chicago mientras nos adentramos en el Desfile del Pueblo Puertorriqueño, trazando sus orí­genes a través de años de brutalidad policial, discriminación racial y resiliencia. Observen cómo los colores vibrantes de la bandera puertorriqueña vuelan a través del aire de la ciudad de los vientos mientras pasa el desfile y escuchen el ritmo del reggaeton mientras descubre las fuertes y diversas raí­ces que tienen los puertorriqueños en Humboldt Park.

The Good Of Chicago: Humboldt Park sheds a light on the history surrounding the Puerto Rican Parade in Humboldt Park and discusses some of the issues that Puerto Rican people in Chicago face, such as police brutality and racial discrimination.

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