Lockward is a German-Dominican writer, journalist and filmmaker. Since 1996 she has produced, directed and conducted cultural TV programs and has been a political reporter in the Caribbean region. Her first documentary film, “Allen Report: Retracing Transnational African Methodism” was nominated for the La Silla Awards (2017). In addition, it was the first Dominican film invited to the prestigious 24th New York African Film Festival (2017). Lockward’s Pan-Africanist investigative contributions in this first Dominican-Haitian documentary co-production have been recognized by the Dominican Academy of History as “…(A) rich history that connects the Black American of Samaná with such transcendent figures as Toussaint Louverture and Marcus Garvey.” She lives and works in Berlin and Santo Domingo.