Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre - Auditorium
Film - Arts
Explore the ritual, danger and absolute beauty of fireworks in this stunning
documentary, made by the creators of Beasts of the Southern Wild. The
National Pyrotechnics Festival is a ten-day celebration that sees huge
papier-mâché structures adorned with exploding fireworks parade the
streets of the city of Tultepec, Mexico. With a 200-year history of
fireworks production and an estimated 30,000 Tultepec residents working in
pyrotechnics, this is a community truly immersed in the industry. In the
wake of the tragic 2016 fatal pyrotechnics market disaster, Brimstone &
Glory is an expressive documentary about an enduring devotion to
fireworks. Thu 30 August.
A Creative Peebles Festival event.