Dinosaurs Alive 3D trailer - through February 7th, 2013
See this 3D movie In our Forum Theater through February 7th, 2013. Shows daily at 11:00, noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm.
See the earliest creatures of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous in a 3D presentation. Join renowned paleontologists as they discover new fossils and uncover evidence that dinosaur descendants are still among us. Realistic and scientifically-accurate computer generated animation brings dinosaurs back to life…in a big way! Recommended for children ages 5 and older.
Film access included in General Admission. https://www.calacademy.org/tickets/
Length of Film: 40 minutes
In association with the American Museum of Natural History
Distributed by: Giant Screen Films
Major funding and Support Provided by:
National Science Foundation • Museum Film Network • 3D Film Interest Group
Giant Screen Films
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