People come to Yellowstone primarily because of the unusual thermal features and the opportunities to view wildlife, often not realizing they are standing on one of the largest active volcanoes in the world.
In Yellowstone: Land to Life, filmmaker John Grabowska (Ribbon of Sand, Remembered Earth) presents a lyrical interpretation of the sweeping geological story of Yellowstone, from glaciation to mountain-building to the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano. Featuring breathtaking cinematography of this complex and charismatic landscape, Land to Life was filmed over two years in all seasons and delves deeply into the significance behind the scenery.
Key to the story is illuminating the intimate bonds between geology and biology -- how Yellowstone's geology influences where life exists and how it evolves. Land to Life contemplates our connection as well: humankind’s relationship to Yellowstone, the world's first and most famous national park.