daytime Programs For SATURDAY APRIL 14

FREE with Science World Admission

10AM OMNIMAX Theatre (Family)

A HERD OF ORPHANS (85 min) - Canadian Premiere

Director Kelly Bakos (United States)
This film takes the viewer inside an African elephant orphanage for a unique perspective on the impacts of ivory poaching.

 

10:30AM SCIENCE Theatre (family)

LOOK (3 min)

Director: Meinardas Valkeviius (Lithuania)
Human activity does not always have a positive effect on our planet. Dare to look and change the world.

ON THIN ICE (25 min)

Director: Tyler & Alex Mifflin (Canada)
Canada is more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than many of us assume. 

ENTERTAINER IRA PETTLE

See Performance Artist and Educator Ira Pettle in the Science Theatre!

 

12:30PM OMNIMAX Theatre (INDIA)

A LIVING LEGACY (12 min)

Director: Taira Malaney (India)
Pam and Anil Malhotra have worked for 25 year to create Sai Sanctuary, the first wildlife sanctuary in India.

AGHANASHINI (41 min) - Canadian Premiere

Director: Ashwini Kumar Bhat (India)
The Aghanashini is a unique river in the Western Ghats of India, still flowing in its natural course without industrial pollution.

THE FIREFOX GUARDIAN (13 min)

Director: Gunjam Menon (India)
With the number of Red Pandas in Nepal decreasing, Menuka becomes the first female forest guardian working to protect these rarely documented endangered animals.

 

1PM SCIENCE Theatre (PLASTICS)

THE GOOD CUP (17 min) - World Premiere

Director: Sabine Schwab (United Kingdom)
Every year, 2.5 billion paper cups are being used in the UK alone, but only one in 400 cups is recycled. What can be done to make cups more environmentally friendly? 

PLASTIC IS FOREVER (19 min)

Director: Dylan D’Haeze (United States)
What happens when you throw plastic away? 14-year old filmmaker Dylan D'Haeze wanted to find out, so he followed plastic trash to where it ends up, with some surprising results.

Q&A with Teen Filmmaker, Dylan D'Haeze

 

3PM OMNIMAX Theatre (AIR)

THE JOURNEY OF WATER (6 min)

Director: Matthew Von Kleindorfer (United States)
See wildlife as water traverses through its cycle from high mountains to low valleys.

FISH OWL WANTED (52 min)

Director: Ilya Tsygankov (Russian Federation)
When nature photographer Nikolai Zinoviev vanishes during the search for a beautiful and rare species of owl, a photographic expedition turns into a search and rescue mission.

 

3:30PM SCIENCE Theatre (EARTH)

A PASSION OF GOLD AND FIRE (6 min)

Director: Pins Sébastian (Belgium)
A beekeeper shares his worries about the future of his apiary school.

GREY SPACE (11 min) - North American Premiere

Director: Benjamin Gerbanas (Australia)
Jack Stone is an urban beekeeper in New South Wales whose dedication to his bees is infectious, but it's not always an easy road.

GRASSROOTS (19 min)

Director: Frank Oly (Australia)
When soil specialist, Guy Webb, stumbles upon an obscure piece of research, he sets himself the challenge to take scientific knowledge and transform it into a practical technology to be used across the globe.

KAMCHATKA BEARS: LIFE BEGINS (52 min)

Directors: Irina Zhuravleva and Vladislav Grishin (Russian Federation)
Immerse yourself in the world where nature lives in line with its laws, one that is friendly to those who enter it with respect and an open heart.

 

5:30PM OMNIMAX Theatre (THE NORTH)

TOWARD THE SOURCE (62 min)

Director: Norton Smith (United States)
A 55 day solo canoe trip in the Northwest Territories of Canada is a journey of physical challenge, self exploration and awakening.

GUARDIANS OF ETERNITY (45 min)

Director: France Benoit (Canada)
Mary Rose Sundberg is a grandmother from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. On behalf of her grandchildren and her people, she is anxiously following the remediation of a massive quantity of arsenic left behind after the closure of the Giant Mine.

 

Cast your vote at each film session for the Audience Choice Award and you will be entered to win a prize package!