PBS Online Film FestivalThe Collinwood Fire Season 2017 Episode 18 | 6m 48s On March 4, 1908, the Collinwood Elementary School burned to the ground, trapping and killing 172 school children, two teachers and one rescuer. 'The Collinwood Fire' reanimates the inferno through the sensationalist newspaper headlines of the day and the silent moving picture images of an aspiring young filmmaker cranking his camera at the blaze. Aired: 07/17/17 Expires: 07/16/19 Rating: NR Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.checkmarkAdd to WatchlistProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseClose Learn More Down About the Festival Learn more about how to watch, vote and share for your favorite films. Watch Learn more about the films and filmmakers of the 2017 PBS Online Film Festival. Viewing Kit Host your own screening with our 2017 PBS Online Film Festival viewing party kit. The Collinwood Fire Q&A PBS spoke with Filmmaker Daniel Houghton about his unique take on a disaster film.