In 2010, the Jamaican government carried out a controversial military operation in downtown Kingston’s Tivoli Gardens, notoriously controlled by local don Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke like a state of his own. On their hunt for Dudus, enforcement officers allegedly murdered hundreds of people suspected of criminal activity in and around their homes without due process. Seven years later, now grown up, some of the thousands of children who lived through the Tivoli Incursion reflect on the traumatic experience and how it continues to affect their lives. In a poetic journey through memories, realities and universal truths seen through children’s eyes, Children of the Incursion attempts to understand the rampant and increasing violence on the island.
(24mins) | Jamaica