Fading in the Mist (Distributed to PBS stations nationwide through American Public Television)

Released: June 12, 1996


By the mid 1800’s the beauty of one of the world’s greatest natural wonders had been decimated by years of unbridled commercialism. The efforts of Frederick Law Olmsted and the “Free Niagara Movement” of the 1870’s and 80’s eventually led to the creation of the Niagara Reservation, America’s first state park. Today, the situation at Niagara has come full circle. Threats to the natural environment continue with the introduction of casino gambling and plans, on the American side, to develop the lower gorge for tourism. Fading in the Mist won awards and critical acclaim at the Chicago Film Festival, the Silver State Documentary Film Festival and the Columbus Film festival.

Written, Produced and Directed by
Paul Lamont
Robert Borgatti

Robert Borgatti
Paul Lamont

Bruce R. Powers

Paul Lamont
Robert Borgatti

Post Production Supervisor
Peter Herrmann

Original Music
Robert Volkman
Eric Voegby

Awards: Silver State Documentary Film Festival
Telly Award