ABOUT THE FILM
The 1983 US-led invasion of Grenada, which followed the execution of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, echoed around the world and ended a unique experiment in Caribbean politics. What were the circumstances that led to this extraordinary chain of events? This comprehensive, gripping and revealing documentary tells the story of the Grenada revolution as never before. The film Feature s extensive, previously unseen file footage, as well as old and new interviews with many of the key players of the time.
BRUCE PADDINGTON (director)
Bruce Paddington was a co-founder of the long running independent production company, Banyan Productions along with Christopher Laird. He is the Founder and Festival Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and has made over 500 films and television programmes, which focused on Caribbean culture. Paddington’s latest documentary, “”Forward Ever: The Killing of A Revolution””, highlights the revolutionary government of Grenada, that came to power by a coup in 1979, and its eventual demise with the bloody killings of 1983.