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The Fleet's 46th Anniversary Film Festival

Adventures in Wild California
Adventures in Wild California

46 years.

Two days.

16 films.

Celebrate 46 years of fantastic films at the Fleet Science Center with an IMAX® Film Festival, March 9 and 10, 2019! Enjoy your past favorites or discover amazing films that you missed. This is a rare opportunity to see these special films in the world's first IMAX Dome Theater. Films screen hourly, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Admission to one film is included with your regular Fleet ticket or member voucher.

Or, purchase a Film Festival One-Day Pass and see up to EIGHT films in one day for $49.95 (value: over $70!). The pass is good for one admission to every film showing on one day of the Fleet Film Festival, either Saturday, March 9, or Sunday, March 10, 2019. The Film Festival One-Day Pass is valid for one person only, nontransferable. 


Please note: Seating for each screening is limited. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the film(s) of your choice to line up for theater admission. 

Time Film
11 a.m. Born to Be Wild
Noon Ring of Fire
1 p.m. Dream Big: Engineering Our World
2 p.m.  Adventures in Wild California
3 p.m. Everest
4 p.m.  Journey Into Amazing Caves
5 p.m.  Dolphins
6 p.m. A Beautiful Planet


Time Film
11 a.m. Deep Sea
Noon National Parks Adventure
1 p.m. To the Arctic
2 p.m.  Hubble
3 p.m. Mystery of the Nile
4 p.m. Flight of the Butterflies
5 p.m. Cosmic Voyage
6 p.m. Africa: The Serengeti                   


A Beautiful Planet (2016): A breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, featuring stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet and the effects humanity has had on it over time. [45 minutes.] 

Adventures in Wild California (2000): Celebrate California’s incredible natural wonders and unique culture. [40 minutes.]

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. [41 minutes]

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. [40 minutes.]

Cosmic Voyage (1996): This film provides a sweeping view of the universe across some 42 orders of magnitude and explores some of the greatest scientific theories. [40 minutes.] 

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. [41 minutes.] 

Dolphins (2000): This Academy Award-nominated film invites viewers to take the plunge with dolphins, from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the windswept seas of Patagonia. [40 minutes.]

Dream Big: Engineering Our World (2017): From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots and solar cars, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world. [42 minutes.] 

Everest (1998): Experience the dramatic story of a team of climbers who found hope, strength and triumph in the wake of tragedy on the world’s highest mountain. [44 minutes.] 

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. [44 minutes.]

Hubble (2010): Featuring stunning imagery of distant galaxies, planets and the birth of stars, Hubble showcases NASA’s last mission to service one of history’s most important observatories. [44 minutes.] 

Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001): Intrepid scientists and cavers bring back unprecedented footage and information from remote ice caves, underwater caves and terrestrial caves. [40 minutes.] 

Mystery of the Nile (2005): Encounter dangerous rapids, hippos and crocodiles, as well as the beauty of ancient cultures from Ethiopia to Egypt, as you travel the world’s longest river. [48 minutes.] 

National Parks Adventure (2016): Head out on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. [40 minutes.] 

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. [42 minutes.] 

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. [41 minutes.]