FRANCES-ANNE SOLOMON ||| Filmmaker | Writer | Producer | Reunion
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“ This was great  stuff, and a fine example of how to make a programme with real mainstream appeal..”
Evening Standard, UK

 

Produced and Directed by Frances-Anne Solomon
BBC Education, UK |  1992  |  30 minutes | Imdb

With Adjoa Andoh, Martina Laird
Cinematography Mike Spragg |  Music by Felix Cross 

Inspired by “West Indian Women At War: British Racism in WW2” by Ben Bosquet and Colin Douglas

In 1943 300 middle class “coloured” women from across the West Indies were recruited to the ATS, a branch of the British Army.

This film documents for the first time the contribution of these women to WW2.


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