MONTREAL, May 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - There are just a few days left to
see or revisit the top two films of 2012, which tied for first place at
the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) awards: To the Arctic 3D and Rocky Mountain Express. These documentaries are being screened in Montreal exclusively at the
Science Centre's IMAX®TELUS Theatre until May 30, 2013.
In addition to winning top honours in the Best Film category, To The Arctic 3D also took the award for Best Educational Film and Rocky Mountain Express also won for Best Photography.
The film experience is intensified at the Science Centre's IMAX®TELUS Theatre where images are projected on a screen ten times larger
than standard—as high as a seven-storey building.
TO THE ARCTIC 3D
The first film in the ambitious global project One World One Ocean, To The Arctic 3D is a spectacular voyage through a northern world that engages viewers
in a compelling story of survival in the face of the greatest
challenges on the planet. To The Arctic 3D reveals for the first time the daily life of a mother bear and her twin
six-month-old cubs as they travel through the wild and changing Arctic
world that is their home. This fascinating film immerses viewers in the
intimate life of a family struggling to survive in a frigid environment
of melting ice, enormous glaciers, majestic waterfalls and snowy peaks.
Warner Brothers Pictures and IMAX® Filmed Entertainment present this production by MacGillivray Freeman
Film, directed by two-time Academy Award finalist Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea and Dolphins). Stephen Judson (Everest) wrote and edited To The Arctic 3D, which was produced by Shaun MacGillivray (Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk).
The sound track by Steve Wood incorporates songs by Paul McCartney.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS
Rocky Mountain Express tells the fascinating story of the construction of Canada's first
Directed by award-winning Canadian filmmaker Stephen Low, who has spent
thirty years making movies for the giant screen, Rocky Mountain Express takes the viewer on a breathtaking journey by steam train through the
majestic Canadian Rockies.
Interweaving spectacular IMAX® aerial cinematography, magnificent western landscapes, archival images
and maps, and the powerful rhythm and energy of a steam locomotive, the
movie transports the viewer back to the Age of Steam.
Tickets and information:
The Montreal Science Centre wishes to acknowledge the contribution of
the Government of Canada and to thank its presenting partners
Hydro-Québec and TELUS, also the official partner of the IMAX®TELUS Theatre.
SOURCE: Montréal Science IMAX®TELUS Theatre
For further information:
Source: Montréal Science Centre
Press Relations Officer
Old Port of Montréal Corporation