IS NEWEST IMAX® 3D EXPERIENCE
A window into the past and a frontier for exploration
lion pups frolic with you in tidal pools and giant tortoises
and iguanas appear tame and even curious about your presence.
Dive into Galapagos, the Tennessee Aquarium's newest 3D film,
where schools of hammerhead sharks swim above you and a group
of inquisitive moray eels emerge from their cave to look at
you, jaws gaping. Galapagos is a fantastic voyage to a strange
world hidden within our own.
amazingly immersive cinematic experience, Galapagos features
some of the best underwater 3D footage in motion picture history,
say the critics. Galapagos delves deep into the largely unknown
waters surrounding a volcanic archipelago to explore the natural
wonders of a realm that is truly a living natural science laboratory.
undersea world in the Galapagos is really unparalleled," says
cinematographer Al Giddings. "It's a place full of surprises
and offers images the likes of which no one has seen before."
Part adventure, part scientific expedition, part personal quest,
and part fantastic voyage, this unprecedented non-fiction film
takes audiences on a journey to explore caverns buried beneath
the earth and sea and experience extraordinary wildlife previously
unknown to humankind.
will join a young scientist as she explores the biological diversity
and unique geologic history of the Galapagos. This archipelago
of 19 islands and 42 islets features stark landscapes that show
clear evidence of the violent physical forces that originally
created the islands fewer than three million years ago. Islands
that appear as moonscapes with hardened swirls of black lava
rock are in stark contrast to others that cradle lush green
vegetation in their highlands.
reveals a world that is still evolving - a place that provides
scientists with a window into the past and a frontier for exploration.
The 3D film is a 45-minute voyage of discovery and wonderment
that captures first images of bizarre forms of aquatic life
never before seen by the human eye. Presented by the Smithsonian
Institution and Imax Ltd., and using IMAX 3D technology, Galapagos
vividly documents an eight-week expedition to the islands and
surrounding waters. The film takes audiences on a journey with
marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin, from the Smithsonian Institutions's
Museum of Natural History, on her first trips to the famed Galapagos