Brimstone & Glory

United StatesDocumentary1 Hour 7 Mins

The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, revelry engulfs the town for ten days. More than three quarters of Tultepec’s residents work in pyrotechnics, making the festival a celebration that anchors a way of life built around a generations-old business. For the people of Tultepec, the National Pyrotechnic Festival is celebration, delight and real peril.

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