Director of films such as A Winter Tale and Lord Have Mercy! and founder of the non-profit organization CaribbeanTales.
She worked for Ebony, the BBC's first-ever black magazine program.
Her 2007 film A Winter Tale won the award for Best Foreign Film at the San Diego Black Film Festival.
Her grandfather was Trinidad and Tobago politician Dr. Patrick Solomon.
Her 1998 BBC movie Love is the Devil was a biography of author Sir Francis Bacon.