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Brilliant Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The colorful, dancing lights of Alaska's aurora borealis shine in this stunning video by filmmaker Alexis Coram. See Alexis' portfolio on Smugmug and follow her blog. Music: "Out Of The Darkness" by James Everingham.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.