West Indies at War wins at the CBU!

The Hearne Brothers from Jamaica with members of their squad.  Image courtesy Shivaun Hearne

SAVANT Films’ four part television series, The West Indies at War, has won big at the annual Caribbean Broadcasting Union awards, copping the prize for Best Television Documentary, in a field that included programmes from Cuba, Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

The West Indies at War is a four part television series that tells the little known story of soldiers from the West Indies who struggled for the right to fight and die for Empire in World War One.

Produced for The Parliament Channel in Trinidad and Tobago, The West Indies at War can be watched on YouTube, here.  Read more about the CBU awards here.