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Forward Ever - Film Screening + Discussion

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Appleton Tower Lecture Theate 1

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This special event, one of few in the UK, marks the 40th anniversary year of the Grenada Revolution.

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FORWARD EVER: THE KILLING OF A REVOLUTION

Bruce and Luke Paddington | Trinidad and Tobago 2013 | 1h53m | 15

Wed 30 Oct at 6.15pm, Appleton Tower Lecture Theatre 1, University of Edinburgh

This special event marks the 40th anniversary year of the Grenada Revolution. Forward Ever is an award -winning documentary that explores the short-lived but influential People's Revolutionary Government (1979-83) of Grenada. The revolution was an ambitious political experiment that ended with the killing of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and members of his cabinet and the subsequent US invasion.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Jacob Ross, (author and editor at Peepal Tree Press), and Professor Richard Drayton (King’s College London), chaired by Lisa Williams, director of the Edinburgh Caribbean Association. The event is hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Global History, Centre for Research in Modern and Contemporary History and the Edinburgh Caribbean Association.

This event is part of the 14th edition of Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival, happening in Scotland from 25 October - 3 November. 2019. Find the programme at: www.africa-in-motion.org.uk

Free event but please book

You can also follow us on: @AiMfilmfest #AiMfilmfest @edincarib #caribbeaninscotland

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