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Films come to life on a five-story giant screen complete with digital surround sound.
Digital 3D is Here!
With partners D3D Cinema, Barco, and Dolby, the enhanced large-format DynaTheater now features the world's first 2D/3D digital 4K dual projection system. The system features two new projectors, new digital surround sound, and a new five story white screen. With optimum viewing throughout the renovated theater, there isn't a bad seat in the house!
Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science
Leonardo da Vinci is, of course, best known as one of the world's greatest artists. At his death in 1519, he was famous for such masterpieces as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. But he was more than a painter, he was also a musician, writer, and showman. In the pages of his notebooks, written in a secretive reverse script, and unpublished for more than 400 years, we discover yet another Leonardo, the man of science. His notebooks contain plans for hundreds of inventions that would be created hundreds of years later including the machine guns, diving suits, construction cranes, robots, flying machines, and more.
Was Leonardo a genius? A prophet who anticipated the modern age by 500 years? Or was there another explanation? Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science goes in search of the answer to these questions.
This one-hour PBS documentary will be shown in the DynaTheater, free of charge for members and their guests. A $5 donation is suggested, with all proceeds going toward the Foundation's efforts of supporting STEAM education programs.
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, Dolphins, Everest) and produced by Shaun MacGillivray (To The Arctic, Grand Canyon Adventure). Filmed with 15perf / 65mm IMAX® cameras, Humpback Whales is written and edited by Stephen Judson (Everest, To The Arctic) with a musical score by Steve Wood. (Journey to the South Pacific, To The Arctic). A One World One Ocean production.
MacGillivray Freeman Films is the world’s leading independent producer and distributor of giant-screen 70mm films with 38 films for IMAX theatres to its credit. Throughout the company’s 50-year history, its films have won numerous international awards including two Academy Award® nominations and three films inducted into the IMAX Hall of Fame. Humpback Whales follows in the company’s long tradition of films known for their artistry and celebration of science and the natural world.
*Saturday 10am show is in 2D
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Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland 3D
Discover a paradise unlike any other.
In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos Archipelago. Amongst these fascinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment. Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean with flightless cormorants and swim with tiny penguins thousands of miles from their natural habitats.
Around the archipelago, converging cross-winds and deep, cold, nutrient-rich currents have made possible a unique and bio-diverse marine oasis, which boasts everything from abundant microscopic plankton to Galapagos sharks. “Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland” is a story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and of nature’s ingenuity, all brought to life in stunning 3D. You’re invited to explore these extraordinary and enchanted islands, whose remarkable inhabitants helped change the way we understand nature.
“Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland” is an nWave Pictures Distribution release of a Colossus Productions film in association with SKY 3D. Written by Sir David Attenborough, the film is produced by Anthony Geffen, directed by Martin Williams, and features music by Joel Douek, Elik Alvarez and Freddy Sheinfeld. Narration is provided by Sir David Attenborough for the international release, and by Jeff Corwin for North American theaters.