Seeing India from a roller coaster


During his trip to Kolkata, India, all filmmaker Yuribert Capetillo Hardy could think of was one word: rollercoaster. This film is “the visualization of my feelings, fears, and emotions.” He admits these are probably not “the same feelings other people have” while visiting the country, but this India video is still hauntingly evocative and beautiful.

Born in Cuba, he says visiting India allowed him to realize his childhood in the streets of Havana had not been that bad after all. “The one thing that stays on my mind is a little baby sleeping alone in the streets, which made me think of my own daughter who grows up protected and loved.” Still, he sees his week in India as “the most special trip” he has ever made.