Calypso Dreams is far and away the best film ever made about calypso…. Dreams does a fantastic job of introducing and celebrating the complex history and unique energy of the art form.
- Michael Goodwin
Vibrant and intimate…Calypso Dreams captures the street-level toughness and the power of a calypso lyric.
- Greg Cahill
A World in Music
What an exuberant, vibrant and rewarding film about one of the most beloved and influential musical styles in the world today. Interspersed with interviews, archival footage and terrific live performances of its most legendary stars, "Calypso Dreams" brings the amazing history of this music and its culture to life, showing us the roots of modern day reggae, hip hop and rap. Fantastic!
- Bonnie Raitt
An ebullient look at the hypnotic rhythms and legendary performers of calypso…It will make you "shake like a shango."
- C.W. Nevius
- San Francisco Chronicle