HERO, the feature film inspired by the extraordinary life of Trinidad and Tobago citizen, diplomat and judge Ulric Cross, is now available exclusively in Canada on Premium VOD in the Cineplex Store and on Prime Video in the United States and the United Kingdom., says a news release from Caribbean Tales Media Group.
The award-winning film is also available in the United States on Showtime’s specialty channel Sho Next and its streaming platform Showtime On Demand.
HERO opened to rave reviews at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Canada in 2018 and played in cinemas across the United Kingdom on a 40 City tour covering England, Scotland and Wales prior to the pandemic.
Following this tour, HERO went on to win multiple awards and was the Opening Night feature film for the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles last year.
“It’s exciting to know that Ulric’s remarkable life will be shared on a global scale,” said film director Frances -Anne Solomon,
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HERO stars Trinidad’s Nickolai Salcedo in the title role, Peter Williams (Stargate SG1), Joseph Marcell (FreshPrince of Bel Air), Jimmy Akinbola (Holby City) and Ghanaian superstars John Dumelo, Adjetey Anang and Prince David Oseia.
Film and television industry pioneer, Frances-Anne Solomon has expertly lifted the lid on one of many untold stories of notable Caribbean professionals who made it their life’s mission to foster African independence. Film critic Mike McCahill of The Guardian called Hero, “Stimulating and provocative – filmed history to prompt debate.”
“It’s exciting to know that Ulric’s remarkable life will be shared on a global scale,” said Solomon.
Watch the official HERO trailer (33s)
Cineplex link: https://cinplx.co/3oAq
Download official HERO Poster
*Note to editor: HERO is also available in the U.S on Showtime’s specialty channel Sho Next and its streaming platform Showtime On Demand.