Ph.D. student-turned-filmmaker Tyler Hulett ventured across the currently erupting volcano Kīlauea to film this short compilation of photographs that, when edited together and sped up, depicts the flow of a lava river. It was a dangerous project, the extent of which Hulett wouldn’t become aware until nearly a year later. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/562193/time-lapse-kilauea
"Dawn of Fire" was directed by Tyler Hulett. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.