The Black Jacobins and Liberating Caribbean Theatre

Running time: 47:12

In this session filmed at the Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference in Liverpool, the speakers and the papers they are delivering are: Rawle Gibbons (University of the West Indies, Director of three Caribbean Productions of The Black Jacobins Play), ‘Dechoukaj!: The Black Jacobins and Liberating Caribbean Theatre’ and Yvonne Brewster (Director of London Production of The Black Jacobins Play; Founder of Talawa Theatre Company), ‘From Page to Stage’. This video was produced by WORLDwrite C.L.R. James project volunteers attending the Black Jacobins Conference held at the International Slavery Museum and Bluecoat Arts Centre in Liverpool. The conference marked the 75th anniversary of the publication of C.L.R. James’ book The Black Jacobins.

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