• Extreme Weather 3D

    Opening March 24!

    Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it's intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone.

    Among the melting tidewater glaciers of Alaska, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Erin Pettit leads a young team of researchers into the splash zone at the face of Dawes Glacier aboard a boat custom-designed to get as close as possible to the calving ice. Using a variety of instruments, her team works to measure the rate of melting to help build a more accurate model of global ocean level rise.

    In the Great Plains of the United States, Oklahoma native Justin Walker tries to place pods of sensors inside tornados as part of an effort to determine if tornado outbreaks are growing more extreme. Working with driver Herb Stein, he races across the farm roads of the Heartland to get his instruments in direct contact with one of the most destructive forces on the planet.

    A prolonged draught in California has caused the death of huge swaths of forest, creating a dangerous surge in the intensity of wildfires. Firefighters battle through smoke so thick it looks like night and so shockingly close to the heat that out-of-control flames lick at the lens. These growing infernos are themselves speeding the rate of polar ice melt, influenced by and also an influence on our increasingly extreme weather.

    Follow these researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.  

  • Humpback Whales 3D

    Narrated by two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor, Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Captured for the first time with IMAX® 3D cameras, and found in every ocean on earth, humpbacks were nearly driven to extinction 50 years ago, but today are making a slow but remarkable recovery. Join a team of researchers as they unlock the secrets of the humpback and find out why humpbacks are the most acrobatic of all whales, why they sing their haunting songs, and why these intelligent 55-foot, 50-ton animals migrate up to 10,000 miles round-trip every year.

    A MacGillivray Freeman film presented by Pacific Life, Humpback Whales is directed by Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea,DolphinsEverest) and produced by Shaun MacGillivray (To The ArcticGrand Canyon Adventure). Filmed with 15perf / 65mm IMAX® cameras, Humpback Whales is written and edited by Stephen Judson (EverestTo The Arctic) with a musical score by Steve Wood (Journey to the South PacificTo The Arctic).  A One World One Ocean production.



  • Mona Lisa is Missing!

    Presented by NBC Tonight Show writer Joe Medeiros

    Did you know the Mona Lisa was stolen? And that she was missing for nearly 2-1/2 years? Find out how and why in “Mona Lisa Is Missing,” a fun, fascinating film about the unthinkable 1911 theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous masterpiece. Follow this story from Paris to Italy, where we uncover the truth behind the “greatest art heist in history”.www.monalisamissing.com

    Joe Medeiros spent twenty two years working with Jay Leno, fourteen as head writer for the Tonight Show. His life-long interest in this unthinkable crime has turned Joe Medeiros into the leading authority on the theft and return of Mona Lisa, appearing for Smithsonian Channel, Ovation TV, MSNBC, CNN & NPR to name a few.

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  • Bhutan The Cloud Kingdom

    Presented by Tom Sterling

    The last independent, Himalayan, Buddhist Kingdom is no bigger than New Hampshire and Vermont put together. It has become a tourist mecca for the world. Perched on the eastern shoulders of the world's tallest mountains, this tiny mountain kingdom is a wonder to behold. From the moment your plane touches down, at the Paro Airport, you'll be charmed by a culture, landscape, architecture and wildlife that is unique in our world. Tom Sterling is an Interpretive Field Naturalist and film director. 

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  • DeepSea Challenge 3D

    As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that deam. It chronicles Cameron's solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench -nearly seven miles below the ocean's surface -piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. James Cameron's DeepSea Challenge 3D is a celebration of science, courage, extraordinary human aspiration. 

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  • Dream Big: Engineering our World 3D

    Opening February 24!

    Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering.

    From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

    With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all. 

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