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The Fleet's 45th Anniversary Film Festival

In the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater

Coral Reef Adventure
Coral Reef Adventure
Dolphins
Dolphins
Everest
Everest
Hubble
Hubble
Adventures in Wild California
Adventures in Wild California

45 years.

Two days.

16 films.

Celebrate 45 years of fantastic films at the Fleet with an IMAX Film Festival, March 10 and 11! Enjoy your past favorites or discover amazing films that you missed! This is a rare opportunity to see these special films.

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The Fleet's 45th Anniversary IMAX Film Festival schedule is as follows:

Saturday, March 10

11 a.m.

Dolphins (2000)
Take the plunge with dolphins, from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia, in this Academy Award-nominated film

Closed captions available. 

Noon

Hubble (2010)
This film features stunning imagery of distant galaxies and the birth of stars and planets while exploring NASA's last mission to service one of history's most important observatories.

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

1 p.m.

National Parks Adventure (2016)
National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness.

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

2 p.m.

Adventures in Wild California (2000)
Get wild in the Golden State with acrobatic snowboarders, affable otters, aerobatic skysurfers, adventurous botanists and adrenaline-pumping surfers. 

Closed captions available. Spanish translation available.

3 p.m.

Ring of Fire (1991)
This film showcases the immense natural forces of the great circle of volcanoes and seismic activity that ring the Pacific Ocean, and the varied people and cultures that coexist with them. 

Closed captions available.

4 p.m.

Flight of the Butterflies (2012)
Join the monarchs' perilous and extraordinary journey as it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent, and a scientist’s 40-year search to find the monarchs’ secret hideaway.

Closed captions availble; Spanish translation available.

5 p.m.

Africa: The Serengeti (1994)
Join the Great Migration and journey across the Serengeti plains with over 1.5 million animals, including wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, elephants, monkeys and more. 

6 p.m.

Everest (1998)
The dramatic true story of a team of climbers who found hope, strength and triumph in the wake of tragedy on the world’s highest mountain. 

Closed captions available.

   

Sunday, March 11

11 a.m.

To the Arctic (2012)
The film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. 

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

Noon

Deep Sea (2006)
See the breathtaking views of the tremendous diversity of marine life and witness the importance of interrelationships between animals to the health of the environment. 

Closed captions available.

1 p.m.

Born To Be Wild (2011)
From the rainforests of Borneo to the Kenyan savannah, follow two teams of experts as they rescue, rehabilitate, and return orangutans and elephants back to the wild. 

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

2 p.m.

Jerusalem (2013)
Enjoy this dialogue about the beliefs, history and traditions of Jewish, Muslim and Christian families from the perspectives of three teenage girls who live in Jerusalem. Archaeologist Dr. Jodi Magness explores extraordinary historical sites in Jerusalem to better understand the history of this crossroads of civilization. 

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

3 p.m.

Journey Into Amazing Caves (2003)
Intrepid filmmakers and cavers bring back unprecedented footage from remote ice caves, underwater caves and terrestrial caves.

4 p.m.

A Beautiful Planet (2016)
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. The film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet and the effects humanity has had on it over time. 

Closed captions available; Spanish translation available.

5 p.m

To the Limit (1989)
Follow the spectacular feats performed by three athletes—a rock climber, an Olympic skier and a prima ballerina—including groundbreaking endoscopic photography of the body’s inner workings. 

6 p.m.

Coral Reef Adventure (2003)
Soar over the volcanic peaks of Tahiti, dive 350 feet to explore deep corals off the shore of Fiji and swim among hundreds of sharks in the canyons of the Rangiroa atoll. 

Closed captions available.

 

Pricing: Regular prices apply to Festival films. Member vouchers are welcome. Want to see more than one film? You can add on films during your Fleet visit for just $7 each for nonmembers, $6 for Fleet members.

Tickets: Tickets are on sale online and at the Fleet Science Center ticket counter, open at 10 a.m. daily. 

Also playing: The Fleet's regular films, Island of Lemurs: MadagascarDream Big: Engineering Our World and Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas will return to the schedule on March 12. Visit our Show Times page to learn more.