January 9 - February 28
Five amazing films. One amazing world.
Get a front-row seat to experience larger-than-life adventures—from atop the great sand dunes of Africa's Namib Desert to alongside the Hubble Space Telescope, hundreds of miles above the Earth's surface. Omnifest 2015 will bring five big films—both new and favorites—to the William L. McKnight-3M Omnitheater's giant screen.
4 p.m. (9 p.m. Thursday - Saturday; 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays)
Hubble will dazzle you with its awe-inspiring imagery of the cosmos—from our own celestial neighborhood to galaxies billions of light years away. Watch astronauts from the Atlantis STS-125 crew perform some of the most important and difficult tasks in NASA's history. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.
D-Day: Normandy 1944
3 p.m. (8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday; 10 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays)
D-Day: Normandy 1944 brings the largest Allied operation of World War II to the Omnitheater's giant screen. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, the film pays tribute to an event that changed the world, and to those who gave their lives for our freedom.
The Living Sea
2 p.m. (7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday)
Narrated by Meryl Streep and featuring the music of Sting, The Living Sea celebrates the beauty and diversity of the Earth's oceans. Meet humpback whales, jellyfish, and other mysterious inhabitants of the ocean, and accompany the Coast Guard on an unforgettable rescue training mission.
The Greatest Places
5 p.m. (Noon on Saturdays and Sundays)
Embark on a journey to seven of the world's most dynamic landscapes: Tibet's Chang Tang Plateau, South America's Iguazu Falls and Amazon River, the enormous icebergs of Greenland, the sand dunes of the Namib Desert, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, and the island nation of Madagascar.
Flight of the Butterflies
1 p.m. (6 p.m. Thursday - Saturday)
Meet a determined Canadian scientist and watch his life's work unfold as he recruits legions of citizen scientists to help him unravel one of science's great mysteries: finding the mysterious overwintering location of the monarchs. Discover Minnesota's heartwarming connection to this story of endurance.