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Take an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Don’t miss the underwater adventure Humpback Whales, playing now in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
Two-time Academy Award®-nominated director Greg MacGillivray brings giant-screen storytelling to one of the most enormous and fascinating creatures on Earth in this spectacular new film. Narrated by two-time Golden Globe nominee Ewan McGregor, Humpback Whales is a stunning mix of underwater cinematic splendor and scientific exploration. The film asks the compelling question: What is life like from a humpback whale’s point of view?
Humpback Whales takes audiences to Alaska, Hawaii and the Kingdom of Tonga for an immersive look at how these magnificent creatures sing, feed, play and take care of their young. The film follows a team of researchers as they unlock the secrets of the humpback and find out what makes them the most acrobatic of all whales and why these intelligent 55-foot, 50-ton animals migrate up to 10,000 miles round-trip every year.
Humpback Whales is also a story of survival. Once very nearly hunted to extinction, today humpbacks are in the midst of a slow but remarkable recovery. Much of this turnaround is attributed to growing human understanding and concern for these animals, highlighted by our enchantment with the humpback whales’ distinctive underwater songs.
Bring the whole family to experience rarely seen whale behavior captured with breathtaking underwater photography and presented in the enveloping environment of the Giant Dome Theater at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.