Moko Jumbie


Amidst the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad, Asha is drawn to Roger. Their taboo attraction grows, despite family disapproval, political turmoil, and mysterious hauntings from ancestral spirits.

Director Vashti Anderson will be in attendance for a Q&A.



  • Director: Vashti Anderson
  • Country: Trinidad and Tobago, USA
  • Language: English
  • Duation: 90 minutes
  • Year: 2017
  • Type: Feature Films

Vashti Anderson

About the Director

Vashti Anderson is a Trinidadian-American filmmaker who holds an MFA in Film from New York University. Moko Jumbie, her narrative feature film, was supported by grants from Film Independent, Canon, the Chris Columbus/Richard Vague Production Award for NYU Alumni, and the Filmmaker Residency Program at the Bahamas International Film Festival. Her narrative short film, Jeffrey’s Calypso, has won prizes and awards and national and international film festivals. Currently, Vashti has project in development based on “Bored in Brementown,” a short story she wrote, which was published by Akashic Books.

Pérez Art Museum Miami

1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

Date: September 28 2017

Time: 6:00 pm