Occupied Cast

Jennica Carmona (Jac)
Jennica Carmona is a New York City based Puerto Rican filmmaker, actor, and activist. Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico and raised in Rochester, NY, she is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. She is a proud co-founder of Si Se Puede Productions, a theatre and film production company that creates material with social justice themes. (www.sisepuedeproductions.org) Jennica’s first feature film, “MILLIE AND THE LORDS”, won several awards on the film festival circuit and was sold to HBO/Cinemax shortly after its release. The film, which was inspired by the revolutionary Puerto Rican civil rights group, The Young Lords, has been screened at numerous colleges and universities throughout the country. Notable rewards include Best Director, (Newark International Film Festival), Best Director, (The People’s Film Festival), and the Paul Robeson Award for Feature Narratives-(Newark Black Film Festival). For more information about her film visit www.millieandthelords.net. Jennica play
Emaline Williams (Amelia)