Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2007) – From our earliest American history
lessons we remember the sweeping plains filled with huge herds
of buffalo. Much of that past is gone forever but preserved
in art. In The
Last Buffalo, IMAX 3D fans will see a buffalo calf,
moments after its birth; taking its first shaky-legged steps.
They will also witness a violent showdown between a cougar
and its fiercely defiant prey up close, and experience a prairie
fire in breathtaking detail.
Watch as a brilliant
sculptor creates a life-sized buffalo from molten iron. Bill
Lishman’s wildlife sculptures are prized for their faithfulness
to the spirit, the essence of his subjects as well as to their
precise physical outlines. But The Last Buffalo reminds that
even a talent like Lishman’s is limited to image and
cannot undo the past. Only nature, left alone, can propagate
the living life forms to which artists through the centuries
have paid homage.
cannot prepare a viewer for the exhilaration he or she will
experience upon seeing The Last Buffalo in IMAX 3D
for the first time. You are not merely watching a cougar leap
from height to height, and eagle soar or a herd of buffalo
stampede. The film technique and technology quite literally
involves you, and all your senses, in the action it portrays.
Last Buffalo has wowed audiences around the world since
it first premiered. Reviewers have called the film, “In
your face 3D!” and proclaimed it a “Magnificent