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Hidden Treasures:…

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
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Maple Leaf Bar…

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Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
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Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Lunchbox Lecture -…

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History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

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Sep 3 - 3, 2014
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We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
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White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

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Sep 4 - 4, 2014
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The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
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17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
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Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

New IMAX® 3D Theatre Documentary Brings Audiences into the Heart of Wild Africa

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2014
Contact:  Katie Smith
Office 504-378-2693
Cell 504-278-0542
ksmith@auduboninstitute.org

 

New IMAX® 3D Theatre Documentary Brings Audiences into the Heart of Wild Africa
Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom Roars into
Entergy IMAX® Theatre
Friday, May 30, 2014

 

(New Orleans, La.) - Entergy IMAX® Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an epic journey into the most spectacular wildlife sanctuary on Earth in the new IMAX® 3D theatre film Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom, which opens at Entergy IMAX® Theatre on Friday, May 30, 2014. 

"Our primary goal with this film was to bring audiences into the heart of Africa to discover the exceptional diversity of the local wildlife in 3D as never before seen on the stunning IMAX® screen," said director Jean-Jacques Mantello.

Viewers will come face-to-face with the region's famous fauna in their natural habitat, including the Big Five - lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and black rhinos - as well as giraffe, hippos and cheetahs, among many others.

"Most documentary films focus on a single species and include scenes of people filming the animals from a jeep or scientists studying them. With Kenya 3D, we illustrate the incredible natural richness of this magnificent animal kingdom and allow viewers to see the fauna exactly as locals see it," Mantello explained.

Two years in the making and with a budget of USD 3.5 million, the Film was shot entirely on location at the Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Loita Hills, Lake Bogoria National Reserve and Solio Game Reserve (Kenya).

The following film schedule will run from May 30th through August 21st: 

Show times are subject to change, see website for movie descriptions

10am

Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom

11am

Great White Shark 3D

12pm

Island of Lemurs 3D: Madagascar

  1pm

Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom

  2pm 

Great White Shark 3D

  3pm 

Island of Lemurs 3D: Madagascar

  4pm 

Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom

  5pm

Island of Lemurs 3D: Madagascar


The Film is recommended for all audiences.
For more information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=ef94402695&e=df5ee0077c

 

3D Entertainment Distribution

3D Entertainment Distribution is the theatrical sales and marketing arm of 3D Entertainment Film Holdings, a vertically-integrated company founded in 2001 and focused on the production, post-production, sales and theatrical distribution of innovative films for IMAX Theatres and digital 3D cinemas worldwide. The cornerstone of the company's film catalogue is a unique underwater film trilogy presented by Jean-Michel Cousteau that has grossed over USD 84 million at the box office. In 2010, the company successfully launched its first acquisition from N3D Land Productions, the USD 14.5 million-grossing Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World, which was named Best Earth Sciences Program at the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. This was followed by the release of Air Racers 3D in 2012. The Company maintains offices in London (UK) and Los Angeles (California). For more information, please visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=c8889e3c82&e=df5ee0077c

Entergy IMAX® Theatre

Entergy IMAX® Theatre prices are $10.50 for adults, $9.50 for seniors and $8.00 for children and $5.00 for Audubon Nature Institute members.  Continue your underwater adventure with money-saving combination tickets to the next-door Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Advanced tickets are recommended and can be purchased by visiting AudubonInstitute.org or at any Audubon Nature Institute attractions.  Entergy IMAX® Theatre is located at 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.

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Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.