2013 Gunpowder

Gunpowder. Documentary. 9 min. 2013.

For the people of Lewes in the United Kingdom it is going to be the longest night of the year. Organized by a number of different local societies, everybody has been waiting for this day to come. No detail can be overlooked: the torches, the costumes…the fireworks. It’s Bonfire Night. A time to commemorate the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605: the attempted assassination King James I in order to restore a Catholic monarch to the throne by blowing up Parliament with 36 barrels of GUNPOWDER… +info