HOUSTON-The Houston Museum of Natural Science Wortham Giant Screen Theatre remains at the forefront of digital technology as both a worldwide distributor of large format films and as a screening house for award-winning productions.
Whether it's retracing Darwin's historic and ground-breaking journey into the Galapagos or returning to the classics- Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa and Africa: The Serengeti -crystal clear images of unsurpassed size leap off the screen, enhanced by wraparound digital surround sound.
The technology behind the superior images and quality of sound in the Wortham Theatre is unparalleled. Images are projected onto a giant screen measuring 80 feet in width and six stories in height.
In addition, HMNS also offers the most immersive way to see movies-in 3D. With the latest, cutting-edge 3D technology and custom-designed glasses, moviegoers are surrounded by intense color and detail, as they are taken to places they could never normally go, through this incredible format.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science not only showcases topnotch films, but it has also been recognized internationally for its leadership in the production, distribution, and marketing of such films. As one of only three museum-based distributors worldwide, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most active. Its first film, Africa: The Serengeti (1994), was a blockbuster success and has been seen by more than 18 million people worldwide. This was followed by the Academy Award™-nominated Alaska: Spirit of the Wild in 1997 and Amazing Journeys in 1999, as well as Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa -for which the Museum also served as executive producer-and Australia : Land Before Time, both released in 2002.
For show times and tickets, visit www.hmns.org or call (713) 639-4629.