TransAfrica and BloomScreen present Grenada: Nobody's Backyard

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TransAfrica and BloomScreen present

Grenada: Nobody's Backyard

Date: October 29, 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Venue: BloomBars, 3222 11th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010

Suggested Donation: $10.

Join BloomBars & TransAfrica for a 30th year retrospective on the US invasion of Grenada and the death of Maurice Bishop...

Grenada: Nobody's Backyard (1980, 60 min), by Ellen Ray - made to celebrate the first anniversary of the Grenada Revolution of March 13th, 1979, the film documents Grenada's First Anniversary and the "plan for destabilization." Interviews were held with Maurice Bishop, Cheddi Jagan, Isabel Letelier, Trevor Munroe and Philip Agee.

October 25 will mark the 30th anniversary of the invasion of Grenada-where the United States attacked the island's population of 110,000 with 7,000 troops via land, sea, and air.   To read more about the invasion click here to see TransAfrica Forum Issue Brief "Substituting Force for Diplomacy: Today Grenada, Tomorrow...", Nov/Dec. 1983 (PDF Document).

To RSVP visit https://www.facebook.com/events/717758651586485

Our film will be followed by audience discussion moderated by Mwiza Munthali, the Public Outreach Director of TransAfrica.

Free popcorn and refreshments provided.

Suggested Donation: $10.

Proceeds will benefit both TransAfrica and BloomBars. Your support of TransAfrica will help amplify the voice of millions of people in Africa and throughout the Diaspora. Gifts to BloomBars helps support its programs and work in the community.

For more information:  www.transafrica.org or www.bloombars.com; or call 202.223.1960 ext. 137 or email info@transafrica.org.

 

Photos from the event.