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Today’s robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary. ROBOTS 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.






WildAfricaPosterWILD AFRICA

Come with us on a spectacular ride across, over and through the magical realms of the most dramatic continent on Earth: Africa. Audiences will be plunged into fantastic places and meet amazing creatures. On the journey through the magical realms of Africa, we’ll discover the fascinating secrets of this enchanted kingdom.

OPENS MARCH 18, 2016





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A lonely snowman finds Santa’s workshop. But when he sets off the perimeter alarms and is chased away, he wonders why he couldn’t be Santa and get all the love and fun this year. With the aid of “Snow Minions Made Easy”, he pits his snow army against Santa’s elves and captures Santa. But can he really do Santa’s job?

November 27 — December 31





Retracing the original route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816, the audience is transported back to the age of steam to re-live this alpine nation-building odyssey. The film weaves together spectacular IMAX aerial cinematography, breathtaking vistas of the west, archival photographs and maps and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in a an era of remarkable ingenuity and struggle and a region of stunning natural beauty. Ride the rails along deep river canyons and over high mountain passes. Discover some of the most beautiful and rugged landscapes on earth and the heroic human drama and epic engineering that shaped a continent.

November 27 — January 10




This is the story of a young hero boy on Christmas Eve who boards on a powerful magical train that’s headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus’s home. What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

December 5,  12 and 13