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Explore worlds unknown, discover fascinating science all around you and spark your imagination in the theaters of the Orlando Science Center! Giant Screen Films will amaze you with images of extraordinary clarity and depth that expand beyond your peripheral vision in the Dr. Phillips CineDome. And experience Educational and Hollywood Movies in stunning, immersive 3D and ultra high definition 4K resolution in the Digital Adventure Theater: A National Geographic Experience.

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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Hidden Universe (11:00 am)
General Audience

Hidden Universe is an immersive experience that takes you on an unforgettable journey through the universe. Witness an intense image of our sun; the most precise images of the Martian landscape ever captured; and distant celestial objects, including stunning images of colorful gas nebulas and clusters of galaxies. The film reveals clues about space that until recently were completely hidden, inspiring new insights about how the universe was formed. In an age where space tourism has become reality, the film offers an inspiring story of human endeavor from a prime seat with a magnificent point-of-view.

 




Humpback Whales (12:00 - noon)
General Audience

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.

 




Journey To Space (1:00 pm)
General Audience

In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop … Mars!

Narrated by Patrick Stewart.




Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland (2:45 pm)
General Audience

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 away 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.

This is a story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and of nature's ingenuity, all brought to stunning life. You're invited to explore these extraordinary and enchanted islands, whose remarkable inhabitants helped change the way we understand nature. 

 




Robots 3D (3:15 pm)
General Audience

ROBOTS 3D is a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will introduce you to CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and others as he takes you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world.

 




Humpback Whales (3:45 pm)
General Audience

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.

 




Great Apes 3D (4:15 pm)
General Audience

nWave Pictures Distribution presents “The Great Apes 3D” bringing us face to face with some of the world's rarest primates. Featuring chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans and the magnificent mountain gorillas, the film captures the emotional connection we all experience when encountering such extraordinary creatures.

This is the mesmerizing odyssey of Holly Carroll, a passionate zoologist who explores the dense rainforests and remote jungles of Africa and Indonesia to study the lives of these intelligent and curious animals.  Walking in the footsteps of her lifelong heroes, Dr. Dian Fossey and Dr. Jane Goodall, Holly also highlights some of the challenges the great apes face in their increasingly threatened habitats. A fascinating story of discovery and an unforgettable adventure. 




Journey To Space (4:45 pm)
General Audience

In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop … Mars!

Narrated by Patrick Stewart.




Cinderella (5:10 pm)
Playing on Select Dates at 5:10 p.m. - Rated PG

A girl named Ella (Cinderella) has the purest heart living in a cruel world filled with evil stepsisters and an evil stepmother out to ruin Ella's life. Ella comes one with her pure heart when she meets the prince and dances her way to a better life with glass shoes, and a little help from her fairy godmother, of course.




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