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IMAX® Documentary Film Festival

Enjoy a day of cinematic wonders as the Fleet celebrates over 49 years of exciting documentary films with an IMAX Film Festival. Each film will transport you to wondrous places with breathtaking cinematography that can only be experienced in a Giant Dome screen. 
The festival is a rare opportunity to see special films in the world's first IMAX Dome Theater—all in one day! Enjoy past favorites (this time with our brand new IMAX with Laser system) or discover amazing films that have never been shown in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater before.
Join us for the IMAX Film Festival on Sunday, May 15, and see a different film screening every hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. See below for a complete schedule. Admission to one film is included with your regular Fleet Experience ticket, or members may use their digital theater vouchers.
Become an Adventurer Member and see them all! This level membership includes unlimited theater admission for two—that's right, UNLIMITED.  


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Time Film
11 a.m. Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker
12 p.m. Back From The Brink
1 p.m. Living in the Age of Airplanes
2 p.m. Rocky Mountain Express
3 p.m.  D-Day: Normandy 1944
4 p.m. Space Station


Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker

Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker is a classic coming of age tale filled with hope, humor and wonder, told through a vast ocean that connects us all.

Back From The Brink

Experience on the Giant Dome screen the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. 

Living in the Age of Airplanes

The airplane has changed our world, but do we really understand exactly how much? Living in the Age of Ariplanes reminds us how profoundly this amazing invention has changed the way we do just about everything. 

Rocky Mountain Express

Rocky Mountain Express will propel you on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies, highlighting the adventure of building the nation’s first transcontinental railway.

D-Day: Normandy 1944

June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world.

Space Station

Space Station is the story of this unique partnership of 16 nations building a laboratory in outer space, a permanent facility for the study of the effects of long-duration exposure to zero gravity and the necessary first step towards the global co-operative effort needed if man is to someday set foot on Mars.


*Please note: Seating for each screening is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the film(s) of your choice to line up for theater admission. Schedule subject to change. 


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