Inward Hunger – Series

Mariel Brown | Trinidad and Tobago | 2017 | 3 Episodes | English | PG | HD



Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams is a pioneering documentary series that reveals Eric Williams in unprecedented breadth and depth, in the context of the history, society, region and world that shaped him; the forces to which he at times succumbed, and those he fought to change.

Dr. Eric Eustace Williams is a complex and controversial Caribbean figure best known for leading Trinidad and Tobago to Independence in 1962. This year documentary series explores the fascinating personal and political history of the country’s first Prime Minister. Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams is a production of SAVANT Ltd, creators of The Solitary Alchemist and The Insatiable Season. This groundbreaking documentary series was directed by Mariel Brown.

On Republic Day, September 24th, at 3:00pm, GISL Channel 4 aired this 3-part series on the compelling and contradictory life of an iconic Caribbean leader.

Hero and anti-hero, nemesis and father-figure, Eric Williams means different things to different people. Over more than 25 years as political leader, he came to symbolize both the hopes and disappointments of many West Indians. Yet in many ways Williams was an enigma – a public figure who remained virtually unknown; an intensely private man.


  Episode 1 - Great Expectations
Great Expectations - follows Eric Williams from his birth in the British West Indies in 1911 to his dramatic entry into politics in 1955.
  Episode 2 - Movement of the People
Movement of the People: begins with the emergence of Eric Williams as a political force and the dramatic events that formed the West Indies struggle for independence, realized in 1962.
  Episode 3 - Power
A dramatic portrait of Eric Williams public and private life as a leader of a young nation full of upheavals, leading to the dramatic circumstances of his death.