Go behind the scenes of Mexico’s National Pyrotechnics Festival in Brimstone & Glory. Tultepec is considered to be fireworks capital of Mexico, with over two thirds of the population manufacturing the pyrotechnic devices. Every year there is a festival put on in the city in celebration to the Patron of Fireworks San Juan de Dios. The residents of the town prepare for the festival, which includes building large papier mache bulls.
In Brimstone & Glory, director Viktor Jakovleski brings your right into the action of Tultepec’s National Pryrotechnics Festival. With a heavy use of slow motion photography and GoPro cameras, this documentary is an up close and personal look at the incredibly beautiful, yet very dangerous, world of fireworks.