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Vashti Anderson

Senior Lecturer, Film, Video, Animation and New Genres


MFA, Film, New York University


Vashti Anderson is a filmmaker based in Brooklyn. Her background includes an MFA in Film from New York University, an award-winning filmmaking and writing career for the last twenty years, and over a decade of college teaching experience. Her recent film, Moko Jumbie, screened at LA Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Urbanworld, Bentonville, Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam, Caribbean Film Series at BAMcinematek, and is currently being distributed by Indiepix and Amazon Prime Video. Her creative nonfiction writing, fiction writing, and articles about filmmaking have been published by Talkhouse, Moviemaker, Akashic Books, and A&U. She is currently developing her next narrative feature film.

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