Mutiny – film about Black British West Indies experience of FWW


Mutiny is a documentary resource by Sweet Patootee on the Black British West Indian experience of WW1, now on general release for streaming audiences – beginning with Vimeo on Demand. Here is the link:

Mutiny includes extracts from unique video oral testimonies of WW1 era Black British West Indian women and veterans, that have inspired the companies our latest work Turning Point.

Over the coming weeks the film will become available on more streaming channels. A comprehensive campaign to let those who have been seeking access to Mutiny  know that it’s now on release. Any thoughts, advice or indeed requests that can help us to bring this resource to the attention of schools and/or other potential interest groups, most welcome.

Further details about Mutiny, Turning Point and other projects can be seen at:

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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