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Special BHM Screening of HERO – Inspired by the Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross

Special BHM Screening of HERO – Inspired by the Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross

Date: November 7, 2019

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Location: The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, London, NW10 3JU

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Director: Frances-Anne Solomon

Starring: Jimmy Akingbola (Holby City), Joseph Marcell (Fresh Prince of Belair), Fraser James (Terminator) and starring Trinidad’s Nickolai Salcedo as Ulric Cross.

In 1941 Ulric Cross, a young man from Trinidad, left his island home to seek his fortune. He survived the Second World War as the RAF’s most decorated West Indian airman, but then his life followed a very different course, leading him to become a central figure in the independence movements sweeping Africa in the ’50s and ’60s.

HERO is not just about Cross’s extraordinary life and journey but about the dynamic and transformative times in which he lived. It tells the untold story of those Caribbean professionals who helped to liberate Africa from colonialism, shining a light on an important chapter in Caribbean history, and on Caribbean identity itself.

There will be a post screening Q&A with the Director Frances-Anne Solomon and members of the cast.

This event will take place on THURSDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2019 at The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, London, NW10 3JU. Located 3 minutes from Kensal Rise Overground Station. Located 10 mins from Kensal Green and 15 mins from Queens Park on the Bakerloo Line. Via Bus, the Okehampton Road stop is right outside the Lexi Cinema, served by 52, 452, 6, 187, 302.

Doors open at 6.00pm. The event starts at 6.30pm.

Please book your ticket(s) here https://thelexicinema.co.uk/film/bhs-hero-qa

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