T&T-American filmmaker Vashti Anderson’s film Moko Jumbie will have its T&T premiere on September 23 during the T&T Film Festival. The annual festival runs September 19- 26 this year at various venues.
Exploring the old family estate by the sea in south Trinidad, Asha finds her Uncle Jagessar lamenting the state of the lemons.
Often, though, he’s more profound.
“Anything that can happen does happen,” he tells her, philosophising about parallel universes.
Sometimes those universes seem to overlap in Moko Jumbie, an oblique, dreamlike film, where the everyday life of a sleepy, remote village can encompass unexpected drama and romance and even the supernatural.