happy All Soul's Day

Day of the Dead explores the special objects and rituals of the annual Mexican celebration of All Souls' Day, which is observed on the first day of November. The film examines the Mexican philosophy of death and the ways in which people have come to terms with mortality. A rich variety of folk objects, created each year for the celebration are shown in detail.

Film created by Charles and Ray Eames.

animated gifs from Library of Congress photos

Kevin J Wier makes animated gifs using old photographs from the library of congress flickr account. ...