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IMAX AND WARNER BROS. PICTURES’ ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR™ OPENS APRIL 4 AT SCI-PORT: LOUISIANA’S SCIENCE CENTER_copy
 
Published Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00 am
by Karen E. Wissing (318) 573-5283

Shreveport, LA, April 3, 2014 – IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Island of Lemurs: Madagascar will open at Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center on Friday, April 4. The spectacular documentary journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar, which highlights the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers, lemurs, is narrated by Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman. Tickets are on sale at www.sciport.org.

The IMAX®3D release of Island of Lemurs: Madagascar will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar reteams Freeman, who has one of the most distinctive voices in the movie business, with Drew Fellman, who also wrote and produced the 2011 IMAX 3D documentary spectacle Born to Be Wild 3D. David Douglas serves as director of the film, which features trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright, an expert on lemurs and the wildlife of Madagascar.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar has been rated G.

You can learn more about Island of Lemurs: Madagascar by visiting its official site at http://islandoflemurs.imax.com/

Sci-Port is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport riverfront.  For information on tickets and showtimes, please call (318) 424-8660 or visit the website at www.sciport.org.

About Sci-Port
Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center, voted the 2012 Attraction of the Year by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center featuring 290 hands-on exhibits, 70 interactive programs and demonstrations, a Space Center and Space Dome Planetarium, IMAX Dome Theatre, gift shop and café. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers; a LA Space Consortium member and is recognized by Parents magazine as one of the nation’s ten best science centers. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at(877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

About IMAX®
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience® and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation.  More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com.  You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).



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Sci-Port Discovery Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

 

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