The murder of George Floyd in the US sent shockwaves across the world.
The Black Lives Matter movement intensified. And Scotland was not getting off lightly.
The epicentre of this was in Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. A 150-foot statue of Henry Dundas ignited a fiery debate in 2017 that continues to this day.
Henry Dundas, a Scot, was one of the most influential 18th century Tory politicians who held powerful roles during the height of the British Empire.
This documentary follows the deeply personal debate over how Dundas should be acknowledged on the monument.
It shows the twists and turns of this four-year story including how Scotland’s debate triggered a debate in Canada on renaming Toronto’s Dundas Street, and how the toppling of Bristol’s Colston statue impacted on decisions made in Scotland.
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