IMAX DOCUMENTARY LIBRARY

All 3D films can be requested to play in 2D

 

Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker 3D – Our newest documentary!

Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, lives a colony of

Australian Sea Lions. In an environment equally as harsh as it is beautiful, be

immersed in a classic coming of age tale guided by one of Australia’s most

unique, intelligent, and playful animals. Take an intimate journey inside the

colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness, and clumsiness, must often

give way to a life of great sacrifice and bravery. Dive into the world of a rare

Australian Sea Lion pup – and meet the people that are trying to save her

species.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zGKJ3hoF0o

 

 

Asteroid Hunters 3D

Also available with Open Captions come Mid-September 2022

Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic

origins, and the potential threat they pose to our world with the IMAX original

film Asteroid Hunters. Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Asteroid Hunters introduces

asteroid scientists – the best line of defense between Earth and an asteroid’s

destructive path – and reveals the cutting-edge tools and techniques they use

to detect and track asteroids, and the technology that may one day protect our

planet. The effects of an asteroid impact could be catastrophic and while the

current probability of an event in our lifetime is low, the potential consequences

make the study of asteroids an incredibly important area of scientific research.

Witness the latest in planetary defense and how science, ingenuity and

determination combine to explore the world’s most preventable natural disaster.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW-P35CNwBI

 

 

Beautiful Planet 3D

Also available with Open Captions come Mid-September 2022

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space,

providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and

galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics

and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our

magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time —

captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). From

space, Earth blazes at night with the electric intensity of human expansion — a

direct visualization of our changing world. But it is within our power to protect

the planet. As we continue to explore and gain knowledge of our galaxy, we also

develop a deeper connection to the place we all call home. From IMAX

Entertainment and Toni Myers — the acclaimed filmmaker behind celebrated

IMAX® documentaries Blue Planet, Hubble 3D, and Space Station 3D — A

Beautiful Planet presents an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look

into the future of humanity.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzbHi7Lbz00

 

 

Born to be Wild 3D

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. Stunningly captured in IMAX® 3D, Born to be Wild 3D

is a heartwarming adventure transporting moviegoers into the lush rainforests

of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, and

across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame

Daphne M. Sheldrick, as they and their teams rescue, rehabilitate, and return

these incredible animals back to the wild.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW6Cwsfh8ck

 

 

Deep Sea 3D

Deep Sea 3D, an underwater adventure from the award-winning

filmmakers behind Under the Sea 3D and Into the Deep 3D, transports

audiences below the ocean surface to swim with some of the planet’s most

unique, dangerous and colorful creatures. From the bizarre Rainbow Nudibranch

to the giant Pacific Octopus, the ocean is teeming with inhabitants that depend

on one another for survival. Moviegoers will discover these creates – some of the

strangest and most exotic on the planet – and understand this inspiring

underworld.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfWedsalzQM

 

 

Galapagos 3D

Retrace Charles Darwin’s historic and ground-breaking journey with a

young marine biologist as she explores the biological diversity and unique

geological history of the Galapagos archipelago. Journey beyond the world that

Darwin visited over 175 years ago through the use of state-of-the-art

technological equipment to witness the biodiversity and the process of evolution

surrounding the isolated Galapagos islands. IMAX® technology will send you

plunging 3,000 feet underwater into underground lava tubes, soaring over the

peaks of 5,000-foot volcanoes and bring you face-to-face with an abundance of

marine life, including marine iguanas and the world’s largest shark, the whale

shark.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG68PcRcujs

 

 

Hubble 3D

Through the power of IMAX® 3D, Hubble 3D will enable movie-goers to

journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our

celestial surroundings and accompany space-walking astronauts as they

attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history. The film will

offer an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy and

highlight its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves.

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble 3D reunites the Space Station 3D

filmmaking team, led by Producer/Director Toni Myers.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx0d4PQ616g

 

 

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

Back for a second time, Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman,

narrates the IMAX® 3D documentary 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, where lemurs arrived millions of years ago

as castaways. They have since evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are

now highly endangered. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar highlights the tireless

efforts of trailblazing scientist Dr. Patricia C. Wright and her lifelong mission to

help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmt2NmjbYLA

 

 

The Last Glaciers – 2D ONLY

Embark on a global adventure in IMAX, following filmmaker Craig Leeson

and UN Mountain Hero Malcolm Wood as they use extreme sports to explore the

causes and effects of climate change. IMAX immerses you in an extraordinary

journey to the top of Earth’s glaciers as Leeson and Wood hear from leading

scientists and impacted communities about the imminent dangers if we fail to

protect what’s left of these rapidly disappearing natural water reservoirs. The

breathtaking documentary captures the fragility of the natural world, the impact

humans have on the planet’s life support systems and brings forward a call to

action from the next generation determined to reverse our climate crisis.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7KopPeMQrs

 

 

Pandas 3D

Join narrator Kristen Bell in Pandas, the heartwarming journey of Qian

Qian, an adorable captive-born Giant Panda cub who’s destined for life in the

wild. A cross-culture collaboration connects Chinese scientists at the Chengdu

Panda Base with an American black bear researcher from New Hampshire.

Together, they work to reintroduce captive-born Pandas into the spectacular,

mystical mountains of Sichuan. Cuteness abounds in this one-of-a-kind IMAX

experience that will delight the entire family

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgdtwRy-yiA

 

 

Space Station 3D

Space Station is the first cinematic journey to the International Space Station

(ISS) – where audiences can experience for themselves life in zero gravity aboard

the new station. Transported by the magic of IMAX technology, the audience

blasts off into space with the astronauts at cosmonauts from Florida’s Kennedy

Space Center and Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrom to rendezvous with their new

home in orbit 220 miles above Earth. The ISS is a technical marvel, unparalleled

in scope and challenge and represents a truly international effort to create a

permanent research facility in space.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koM1Hegk_iw

 

 

Superpower Dogs 3D

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving

superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing

dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes.

Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover

the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie

puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America.

Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the mountains of British Columbia,

‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a

Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound

brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered

species in Africa. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the

astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends

the same way again!

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmWhKcAcvNo

 

 

Under the Sea 3D

Also available with Open Captions come Mid-September 2022

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Howard Hall and the production

team behind IMAX® film favorites Deep Sea 3D and Into the Deep 3D return for

a dynamic new underwater adventure, Under the Sea 3D. Filmed entirely with

IMAX 3D cameras for a vivid, immersive viewing experience unlike any other, this

new film will transport audiences to some of the most exotic and isolated

undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia and the Great Barrier

Reef, as well as Papua New Guinea and Indonesia in the fame Coral Triangle, for

face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning

creatures of the sea.

Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PfcLCdc7Eg