New Yellowstone geology film on PBS Sept. 8
by Yellowstone National Park
September 3, 2009
A spectacular new film on the geology of Yellowstone National Park will soon be coming to living rooms nationwide.
Yellowstone: Land to Life reveals how powerful geologic forces from fire to ice have combined to create a unique landscape which supports an abundant variety of life.
The 18-minute film is set to make its nationwide broadcast debut on PBS on Tuesday evening, September 8.
The film uses breathtaking photography and a lush original score to share the wonder and majesty of a place which continues to inspire awe in millions of visitors year after year.
"We are excited that this dynamic story of the ever-changing nature of Yellowstone will soon be shared with television audiences across the nation," said Superintendent Suzanne Lewis. "This would not have been possible without the Yellowstone Associationís continuing, generous, financial support for projects we identify as park priorities."
The Yellowstone Association is the nonprofit cooperating association which has supported the parkís interpretive and educational programs since 1933.
Yellowstone: Land to Life debuted earlier this summer at the Canyon Visitor Education Center where it is shown hourly for park visitors. It is the first film shown in Yellowstone that is fully accessible to visitors with hearing and visual disabilities. When shown in the amphitheater, it can also be heard in the visitorsí choice of English, Spanish, French, German, or Japanese.
Additional information on the film including local channel information and broadcast times is available on the PBS web site at http://www.pbs.org/yellowstone/.