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Macon Film Guild Presents: "Fire of Love" Documentary

October 18, 2022

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  • 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, GA 31208
  • Location: Douglass Theatre
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 11:59 PM
  • Price: $5.00 General Admission

Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing the most explosive imagery ever recorded.

FIRE OF LOVE  (Documentary, 1 hour 33 minutes, Rated PG)

“Fire of Love” tells the story of two French lovers, Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of our planet, while simultaneously capturing the most explosive volcano imagery ever recorded. Previously unseen hours of pristine 16-millimeter film and thousands of photographs reveal the birth of modern volcanology through an unlikely lens — the love of its two pioneers.

“The fire of Katia and Maurice Krafft’s obsession consumed them, in no small part, because it ultimately restored their kinship with humanity.” – Los Angeles Times

“Fire of Love is one of a vanishingly rare breed of documentary that is determined to be “total cinema,” not just capturing the facts of what happened to its subjects but creating an entire aesthetic—a vibe—around them.” – RogerEbert.com