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Film Library

The IMAX movies in our  Film Library are designed to educate and enlighten as much as they are to entertain. Our movies offer educators a powerful teaching tool that is easily integrated into existing curriculum, and focus on a broad range of learning areas.  

On school days we will play your choice of movie from our school's Film Library, on the hour between 10am and 2pm.

Please feel free to contact us on 03 8341 7767 if you have any questions about our films, or would like to make a booking. 

Film type

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet 3D

NEW FOR TERM 4, 2016! Available for bookings from September 12.

The next chapter in a long legacy of stunning IMAX space documentaries, A Beautiful Planet 3D provide your students a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before, presenting an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look into the future of humanity.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum to find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Sustainability; Geography

VCE Students are invited to register for IMAX Bright Young Minds - a free advanced screening of A BEAUTIFUL PLANET 3D and a Q&A with US Astronaut Marsha Ivins on Wed Sep 7th @ 4:00pm. Click HERE to register today.Terms & Conditions HERE.

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

NEW FOR TERM 3, 2016! Available for bookings from July 11.

Shrink down and step into the hidden world of super-powered bugs! See beetles that shoot chemical fire and lift enormous weights; even a bug that can transform itself into another creature entirely!

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Bugs Alive exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Humanities, Social Science, Geography, Science Understanding (Biological Science) Sustainability and Geography

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Take your students on a thrilling ride, as we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world. Journey through the seasons, and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing and hunting.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dinosaur Walk, 600 Million Years and Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Thinking Process, Interpersonal Development, Science Understanding (Biological and Earth Science) VCE Biology

Egypt: Secrets Of The Mummies

Egypt: Secrets Of The Mummies

Egypt: Secrets Of The Mummies

Egypt: Secrets Of The Mummies

Unwrap the secrets of the pharaohs and experience the intriguing world of Ancient Egypt's mummies and monuments. See how modern day science enables us to not only understand this history, but provide valuable clues to our future as well.

Teacher Information: Egypt: Secrets of the Mummies is a great compliment to those students learning about Ancient Egypt in years 7 and 8. To find out more about this film and Melbourne Museum related exhibitions visit here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package. 

Victorian Curriculum Links: Humanities and Social Science, History and Ancient Civilisations 

 

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Half a billion butterflies on the Giant Screen... take your students on an extraordinary journey, one that spans not only miles but generations, across a continent and to a magical destination. Unlock the secrets of the greatest migration on earth in an awe inspiring tale of dedication and discovery; the flight of the monarch butterflies.

Teacher Information: This film closely links to the Bugs Alive exhibition at Melbourne Museum.  To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Life Cycles, Insects, Bugs and Science Understanding (Biological) 

 

Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

The ground moves, mountains explode, the sky turns black and violent. The natural forces that helped create life on our green planet can also destroy it.  Forces of Nature is the perfect accompaniment for students studying Science or Geography, why not see it on the giant IMAX screen. 

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum to find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Natural Disasters, Earth and Geography

Galapagos 3D: Natures Wonderland

Galapagos 3D: Natures Wonderland

Galapagos 3D: Natures Wonderland

Galapagos 3D: Natures Wonderland

A story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and of nature’s ingenuity, all brought to life in stunning 3D. You’re invited to explore these extraordinary and enchanted islands, whose remarkable inhabitants helped change the way we understand nature.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Wild exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science); Sustainability; Geography

Hidden Universe 3D

Hidden Universe 3D

Hidden Universe 3D

Hidden Universe 3D

Hidden Universe will take your students on a breathtaking tour of deep space; exploring spectacular galaxies and journeying further than we've ever been before to learn secrets and gain insight about how the universe was formed.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth and Space Science) Space and Solar Systems

 

Hubble 3D

Hubble 3D

Hubble 3D

Hubble 3D

END OF SEASON! Available for bookings until December 20, 2016

Hubble 3D at IMAX tells the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope and the greatest success in space since the Moon Landing - the Hubble Space Telescope. Travel with space walking astronauts, experience up close the awesome power shuttle launches, and view deep space and the cosmos as never before - all in amazing IMAX 3D.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth and Space Science) Space and Solar Systems, Science as a Human Endeavour  

Tiny Giants 3D

Tiny Giants 3D

Tiny Giants 3D

Tiny Giants 3D

An adventure of giant proportions! Using the incredibly immersive power of specialist 3D cameras, audiences are transported in a very intimate way into another world to experience the the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals and the titanic battles they face to survive.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Bugs Alive exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Humanities, Social Science, Science Understanding (Biological Science) Sustainability and Geography

 

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Be transported to the beautiful and otherworldy frozen landscapes ten thousand years before modern civilization and come face to face with saber-toothed cats, cave bears, dire wolves and woolly mammoths - giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans. 

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Dinosaur Walk; 600 million years and Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Humanities, Social Science, Science Understanding (Biological Science & Earth) Science as Human Endeavour, Sustainability and Geography

 

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D

Take your class on a marine adventure around the world! Dive into the depths and be transported to exotic marine locations (including our own Great Barrier Reef and Southern Australia!) to experience underwater creatures, habitats and environments more diverse, complex and colorful than you could ever imagine.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Marine Life exhibition at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science); Sustainability; Geography

 

Unseen World 3D

Unseen World 3D

Unseen World 3D

Unseen World 3D

Human eyes only see a fraction of what there is to see.. let your students see everything else in Unseen World 3D! Using science and modern technology we are able to take a much closer look at things that are too fast, too slow, too small or invisible to the naked eye.

Teacher Information: This film links closely to the Human Body, The Mind and Bugs Alive exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. To find out more click here or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science); Sustainability; Geography