From the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series
MY HERO Project seeks unique works of art by professional and student artists that celebrate the lives and courageous acts of heroes who work to promote change by positively affecting others and their communities. Completed artwork should reflect thoughtful ideas to show how the selected hero demonstrates heroic action and creates positive social change.
Enter the 2022 MY Hero Songwriting/Music Video Contest!
Oct. 1st Deadline!
Directed by: Antonio Mendoza |
Produced by: MY HERO |
Starring: Cheikh Darou Seck |
Cheikh Darou Seck is an English teacher from Senegal in West Africa. After meeting Jeanne Meyers from The MY HERO Project in 2004 he immediately fell in love with the organization and wanted to be apart of it. Cheikh started getting his students involved and making films with them about heroes in Senegal so that way their country could be represented on the MY HERO website. Cheikh talks more about the impact filmmaking has had on himself and his students.