Elizabeth Topp, a Trinidadian living in Toronto, Canada, has collaborated with Alex de Verteuil on two previous films, C’est Quitte: The French Creoles of Trinidad and Jab: The Blue Devils of Paramin.
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‘70: Remembering a Revolution
Alex DeVerteuil & Elizabeth Topp
2011, 114 min., Color, Trinidad & Tobago
How did a handful of students change the course of history in Trinidad and Tobago? Between February and April 1970, the streets of Port of Spain were filled with young Black men and women chanting ‘Power to the People’, fists raised in a salute learned from the U.S. Black Panthers. This was the lege...