The Temple in the Sea

The Temple in the Sea. © GCVA
26 minutes / Colour / 2008
Directed by
Theo Youngstein


Country of production United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

‘The Temple in the Sea’ looks at ritual and religious practice at a well-known Hindu shrine and its associated cremation grounds in Central Trinidad. Documenting the daily life of the Temple, and those that maintain and worship at it, it seeks to communicate an experience of the place using the 5 elements (earth, water, wind, fire and ether) as a symbolic compass.

Region Caribbean Islands

Country Trinidad and Tobago

Keywords Ritual