Oscilloscope Laboratories | Release Date: October 27, 2017
Summary: The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town for ten days. Artisans show off their technical virtuosity, up­and-comers create their own rowdy, lo­fi combustibles, and dozens of teams build larger-than- life papier-mâché bulls to parade into the town square, adorned with fireworks that blow up in all directions. More than three quarters of Tultepec’s residents work in pyrotechnics, making the festival more than revelry for revelry’s sake. It is a celebration that anchors a way of life built around a generations-old, homegrown business of making fireworks by hand. For the people of Tultepec, the National Pyrotechnic Festival is explosive celebration, unrestrained delight and real peril.
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Runtime: 67 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: https://www.brimstoneandglory.com/
Production: Cinereach
Genres: Documentary
Countries: USA, Mexico, US, MX
Language: Spanish
Director Credit
Viktor Jakovleski Director
Producer Credit
Affonso Gonçalves Producer
Antontio Tonitzin Gómez Producer
Benh Zeitlin Producer
Caroline Kaplan Executive Producer
Casey Coleman Producer
Dan Janvey Producer
Elizabeth Lodge Producer
Erdem Karahan Producer
Kellen Quinn Producer
Michael Raisler Executive Producer
Philipp Engelhorn Executive Producer
Viktor Jakovleski Producer
Vlady Díaz Line Producer