About Shining Mountains: Ancient Ones
Guy Clarkson takes off in his bush plane, a Piper Super Cub on a four-hour filmic journey along the great Divide. The Blackfoot Indians call it "Mistakis", the "Backbone of the World". Clarkson feels expecially responsible for two thousand kilometres of the Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone National Park in the south to the Yukon in the north. For over twenty-five years he's lived and worked here as a mountain guide, pilot and cinematographer. Always curious and ever respectful of the forces of nature we do not always understand, Clarkson is determined to come to grips with what makes his mountains work--and why he fears they might one day soon go on strike. He first examines The Ancient Ones, the rock and ice and flora and fauna that, over eons, have adjusted without complaint to every fluctuation in the natural order of things. Then came the first human inhabitants to the mountains, bands of nomads who survived by adapting to every change. Ice Ages and volcanic eruptions challenged but did not destroy them. But since the arrival of Europeans, the damage to ecosystems and tribes alike has approached a point of no return. From the glaciers of the Columbia Ice Fields, to the wolf packs of Yellowstone National Park, to the sacred hunting grounds of the Blackfoot nations, Clarkson finds perspective in the wisdom of the experts and elders who know this region best.Film Duration: 94 min
Similar to Shining Mountains: Ancient Ones
A documentary from 1997 were the late Robin Williams goes on an adventure to the Bahamas and Hawaii trying to discover all there is to know about dolphins who happen to be some of the most endearing animals on this planet, they are not only playful and gentle but also very inquisitive and intelligen...

Buck

Nature • 64 views
0.00/10
Buck, reveals the life story of real-life horse whisperer, Buck Brannaman.A living legend in the horse world, Buck Brannaman was the inspiration for The Horse Whisperer. For this true cowboy, horses are a mirror of the human soul. Reared by an abusive father, Buck eschews violence.By teaching people...

Grizzly Man

Nature • 106 views
0.00/10
Originally released in 2005 by German documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog, Grizzly Man is a film that chronicles the life and death of grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell. In 2003 Treadwell and his girlfriend Amie Huguenard, went camping in Katmai National Park, typically Treadwell would leave t...
The Emirate Abu Dhabi was founded on an island, surrounded by a mangrove belt. In the meantime and many skyscrapers and artificially created islands later, the town has become one of the world's most modern metropolises. To ensure that the inhabitants of the sea are not in danger of losing their env...
Earth a 4.5 billion year old planet which is still very much evolving and as continents shift and clash due to tectonic plate movement volcanos erupt and glaciers grow and recede, the Earths crust is carved in numerous and fascinating ways, leaving a trail of geological mysteries behind.In this film...
Discussion on Shining Mountains: Ancient Ones