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HUMPBACK WHALES 3D
Now Showing - Check IMAX show times page
Humpback Whales 3D will take audiences to the underwater world, to the faraway places where Humpbacks live and thrive. From the clear turquoise waters of the South Pacific to Africa, Hawaii and Alaska, this 40-minute ocean adventure will reveal what we know about this giant mammal and what mysteries scientists are determined to solve. The fifty-foot whales will appear life-size on the giant screen. Audiences will swim alongside them, and be entertained by their high-spirited, full body acrobatics as the whales leap, twirl, lunge and splash their way onto the giant screen.
Rated G        Educator Resource CLICK HERE

TINY GIANTS 3D
Now Showing - Check IMAX show times page
Join Tiny Giants 3D and come on an extraordinary adventure into magical worlds beneath our feet that most of us never see – one where life is lived at an extraordinary intensive pace, where everything we know seems turned on its head. Experience the hidden kingdoms of the Enchanted Forest and the unforgiving desert of the Wild West. It’s a story of drama, danger and courage, of insight and revelation, a journey to discover and understand a new and fascinating natural history.
Rated G


ISLAND OF LEMURS:
MADAGASCAR AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®

Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman narrates Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Captured with IMAX® 3D cameras, the film takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered.
Rated G           Educator Resouce CLICK HERE


JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®
Filmed in the heart of the Coral Triangle, amid the pristine coral reefs of Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Journey to the South Pacific transports audiences to an underwater Eden where exotic marine life flourishes. Sea turtles, whale sharks, manta rays and other unusual creatures thrive here in this special place, the most bio-diverse marine ecosystem in the world. In this feel-good ocean adventure, audiences join a 12-year-old boy on a voyage through the islands as he dives with the world’s largest fish, witnesses’ sea turtles laying their eggs after a 6,500-mile journey across the Pacific, and encounters exotic critters like the coconut octopus. A tale of celebration and discovery, Journey to the South Pacific brings to life the extraordinary undersea beauty and inspiring human stories from this unique part of the world, revealing that we are all islanders on this ocean planet we call home. Journey to the South Pacific 3D is produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in association with IMAX Entertainment, presented by One World One Ocean, and narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett.

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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE CLASSIC IMAX FILMS
as of 4/21/2015

BORN TO BE WILD (3D)
Watch a miraculous journey of second chances as you Follow young orphaned elephants and orangutans on the trip of a lifetime, from birth to their rebirth into the wild. This family friendly documentary will transport moviegoers around the world to the far stretches of Kenya and Borneo and will inspire them to take action and save earth’s precious creatures. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, Born to be Wild 3D is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

DEEP SEA 3D
"Sea" life in a whole new way. This new and enthralling undersea adventure, offers audiences astonishing up-close encounters with some of the most strange and exotic creatures on the planet, from the bizarre rainbow nudibranch to the giant Pacific octopus. Through IMAX and IMAX 3D technology, moviegoers will swim with some of the planet's most unique, dangerous and colorful creatures and come to understand this inspiring underworld. Every animal here is dependent on another for survival, so the cooperation that exists among these ocean dwellers is the key to a flourishing neighborhood.

GALAPAGOS (3D)
Galapagos takes you on a 3D adventure full of mystery and wonder. You’ll experience the raw power and beauty of the Galapagos Islands on the larger-than-life five-story IMAX Theater silver screen. See animals unlike any others in the world as this fantastic voyage puts you face-to-face with giant Galapagos tortoises, marine iguanas, blue-footed booby birds and other unusual animals that live in the isolated environment of the Galapagos Islands. Narrated by Academy-Award-nominated actor/director Kenneth Branaugh with music by Grammy Award-winner Mark Isham
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HUBBLE 3D
For nearly 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has dazzled us with unprecedented views of the cosmos—from the splendor of our celestial neighborhood to galaxies billions of light years away. Now audiences will blast off alongside the Atlantis STS-125 crew, witness up-close some of the most challenging spacewalks ever performed, and experience virtual star travel via breath-taking, never-before-seen 3D flights through Hubble imagery. Recounting the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo’s original telescope, Hubble 3D will immerse moviegoers in the great wonders and astounding beauty of our universe. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.

HUMPBACK WHALES 3D
Humpback Whales 3D will take audiences to the underwater world, to the faraway places where Humpbacks live and thrive. From the clear turquoise waters of the South Pacific to Africa, Hawaii and Alaska, this 40-minute ocean adventure will reveal what we know about this giant mammal and what mysteries scientists are determined to solve. The fifty-foot whales will appear life-size on the giant screen. Audiences will swim alongside them, and be entertained by their high-spirited, full body acrobatics as the whales leap, twirl, lunge and splash their way onto the giant screen.

ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®
Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman narrates Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Captured with IMAX® 3D cameras, the film takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered.

JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®
Filmed in the heart of the Coral Triangle, amid the pristine coral reefs of Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Journey to the South Pacific transports audiences to an underwater Eden where exotic marine life flourishes. Sea turtles, whale sharks, manta rays and other unusual creatures thrive here in this special place, the most bio-diverse marine ecosystem in the world. In this feel-good ocean adventure, audiences join a 12-year-old boy on a voyage through the islands as he dives with the world’s largest fish, witnesses’ sea turtles laying their eggs after a 6,500-mile journey across the Pacific, and encounters exotic critters like the coconut octopus. A tale of celebration and discovery, Journey to the South Pacific brings to life the extraordinary undersea beauty and inspiring human stories from this unique part of the world, revealing that we are all islanders on this ocean planet we call home. Journey to the South Pacific 3D is produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in association with IMAX Entertainment, presented by One World One Ocean, and narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett.

SPACE STATION 3D
Space Station 3D, narrated by Tom Cruise, is the first cinematic journey to the International Space Station (ISS) where audiences can experience life in zero gravity. Transported by the magic of IMAX® technology, the audience will blast off into space with the astronauts and cosmonauts from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center and Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome to rendezvous at their new home in orbit, 220 miles above Earth. Local support provided by Maroone, an AutoNation company.

TINY GIANTS 3D
Join Tiny Giants 3D and come on an extraordinary adventure into magical worlds beneath our feet that most of us never see – one where life is lived at an extraordinary intensive pace, where everything we know seems turned on its head. Experience the hidden kingdoms of the Enchanted Forest and the unforgiving desert of the Wild West. It’s a story of drama, danger and courage, of insight and revelation, a journey to discover and understand a new and fascinating natural history.

UNDER THE SEA 3D
The filmmaking team captured some of the most extraordinary marine life ever shot on film including the Stonefish, the world’s most venomous fish, a new species of shark yet to be described by science, South Australia’s exquisite Leafy Sea Dragon and the endangered puppy-like Sea Lion – animals that can be found nowhere else on Earth. Filming with the IMAX 3D camera, the highest resolution motion picture camera ever created, allowed the filmmakers to immerse audiences in this amazing underwater world as never before – bringing them face-to-face with these magical creatures. The film will also provide an extraordinary look at the current conditions of our oceans and the impact global climate change has had on these unique eco-systems.




IMAX® FCAT STANDARDS
IMAX® films are selected not only for their visual and dramatic impact, but also for their educational content. Our films meet many FCAT and Sunshine State Standards such as Processes that Shape the Earth, Organization of the Universe, Concepts of Measurement, Ancient Civilizations, Historical Chronologies, and the Impact of Science on Society. IMAX® films present unique opportunities to integrate visual arts with required core content areas. More detailed critiques (including FCAT standards) are available upon request.
 

 

 
 
   
   
   
   
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