Remastered and Colorized Snowball Fight Footage from 1896 [Video]

Video artist Joaquim Campa took Louis Lumière’s iconic footage from 1896 featuring a snowball fight in the streets of Lyon, France, remastered and colorized it, and re-released it for all to enjoy. For those who don’t know, Lumière is an engineer who played a key role in the development of photography and cinema back in the late 19th century. Watch:

Here is the original footage:

Not sure why they say it’s from 1897, all documentations I’ve read point to 1896 as the year the film was created.




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