JEFFREY’S CALYPSO Vashti Anderson
Trinidad & Tobago | 2005
Jeffey’s Calyso, tells the story of a young Indo-Trinidadian man, Jeffrey (Dino Maharaj), torn between following in his father’s footsteps and working as an accountant, and following his dream, which is to be a calypsonian. Matters are further complicated when Jeffrey breaks race and class boundaries and falls in love with the free-spirited Kala (Princess Donelan).
About the Director
Vashti Anderson was born in Wisconsin to a mother from Trinidad and Tobago and an American father. After doing her undergraduate degree in Wisconsin, she moved to New York. She enrolled in New York University’s prestigious film school, where she worked with Spike Lee, among other filmmakers.