MSI TRANSPORTS GUESTS TO THE UNTOUCHED ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN INSIDE CHICAGO’S ONLY FIVE-STORY DOMED THEATER
Chicago (June 11, 2018)– Explore the remote national wildlife refuge islands and marine national monuments including the Palmyra, Midway and Rose Atoll with Hidden Pacific, now showing inside the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI)’s Giant Dome Theater, the only five-story theater in Chicago. Learn the storied histories of these islands while watching this film on a state-of-the-art laser projection system and leave with a deep-felt appreciation for the beauty of nature untouched by civilization.
Hidden Pacific director and conservationist Ian Shive seeks to educate the public about the critical role that these marine monuments play in the face of environmental threats such as climate change, global warming, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, overfishing, and plastics pollution. Distributed by Giant Screen Films and D3D Cinema, and produced by Tandem Stills + Motion, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and affiliated organizations, which provided the filmmakers with unprecedented access to the bio-secure zones of the marine monuments.
Hidden Pacific is presented daily at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4 p.m. on extended days through February 27, 2020. The Giant Dome Theater is not included in Museum Entry and requires an additional timed-entry ticket. Tickets for films are available in Explorer ticket packages.
Add to your journey around earth visiting MSI exhibits, Earth Revealed and Extreme Ice. Inside Earth Revealed, you will step into space to see our planet's awe-inspiring beauty in 360-degree motion with Earth's ocean currents, climate data, weather formations and even air traffic patterns imagery in nearly real-time. The Extreme Ice exhibit displays James Balog’s thought-provoking photos and time-lapse videos that capture a multi-year period of the dramatic extent of melting glaciers around the world. These images provide an emotionally visual representation of the immediacy of climate change and can encourages and educates guests on how they can make a difference in their daily lives.