HERO opens 26th New York African Film Festival

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell

HERO, a film inspired by the life of Ulric Cross, a young Trinidadian who served in England’s Royal Air Force during World War II and became a central figure in the liberation struggles of several African nations, opened the 26th New York African Film Festival on May 30, 2019 at Lincoln Center.

The film directed by Frances-Anne Solomon spotlights Cross and other Caribbean professionals who helped liberate Africa from colonialism.

A reception followed the screening and Q&A with director Frances-Anne Solomon.

For more about the 26th New York African Film Festival, visit: https://www.africanfilmny.org/nyaff26/