🏆 Winner of the prestigious "Best Film Directed by a Woman of Colour" award at ADIFF NYC 2023, this film is a cinematic marvel that seamlessly weaves romance, drama, and strength into an unforgettable narrative. 🌹

Shantaye's World is a film and novel of romance, drama, and strength. A story that highlights the beauty of Caribbean culture and tells the story of every Caribbean migrant.


Shantaye Anderson is bold, Black, beautiful, intelligent and passionate about love. She falls in love with Jean Claude Le Marche, the handsome son of the community's white doctor, a charismatic young man who promises to love her until death. Trouble comes when Shantaye's family and the community realize the pair are in love. To save Shantaye from making what he believes to be a grave mistake, her father sends her to World War II-ravaged England.




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