Tad’s Emerging World - Glen Canyon Exposed

20 mins


Conservation photographer Dawn Kish photographs the epic landscape of red sandstone walls, flowing rivers and cultural sites of Glen Canyon, which is re-emerging from beneath Lake Powell. Kish goes on an adventure of rediscovery with an old Crown Graphic 4x5 camera, following in the footsteps of photographer Tad Nichols, who documented this magical place from 1950-1963.

U.S. Premiere

Production Team

Dawn Kish

Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2023 Mountainfilm Festival.

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Glen Canyon Institute

Glen Canyon Institute is actively working to achieve a huge leap forward in river management and ecosystem restoration for Glen Canyon. The success of our efforts will directly benefit millions of people in the Colorado River Basin who will achieve a more dependable and sustainable water supply. In addition, the wildlife and ecosystems of Glen Canyon and Grand Canyon, which currently suffer due to existing water management policies, will be restored to health. Our generation has been given a miraculous second chance to witness Glen Canyon and take part in the restoration of one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures. 

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