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Fifteen Films Over 3 Days @ The Tech's IMAX Film Festival

Press Release Date 
Monday, October 17, 2005

Blast through space, scale the top of Everest, and dive into the South Pacific's coral reef at The Tech Museum's Fourth Annual International IMAX Film Festival October 28 – 30. Fifteen IMAX films ranging from new releases to popular classics will be featured over the course of three days. "The Tech's IMAX Film Festival has grown into a true celebration of this amazing film format, and an opportunity for viewers to experience different adventures all across the globe," said Wes Wenhardt, The Tech's Vice President of IMAX and Business Development. "This is our opportunity to showcase the biggest and best that IMAX has to offer and for IMAX fans to indulge in 30 hours of films." About the IMAX Film Festival The IMAX Film Festival will run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 28 – 30 and will feature the following IMAX films: Adventures in Wild California Blue Planet Coral Reef Destiny in Space Everest Forces of Nature Haunted Castle (rated PG) India Kingdom of the Tiger Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Mysteries of Egypt Mystery of the Nile Oceanmen Solar Max Wired to Win - Special IMAX Film Festival Presentation. Meet the director and watch a sneak peek of Wired to Win before it opens in January 2006. For a complete film festival schedule, visit or call 408-294-TECH. About the Hackworth IMAX Dome Unlike traditional theaters, the state-of-the-art Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater introduces an eight-story, giant domed screen and six-channel, digital wrap-around sound with 12,000 watts of power from 44 speakers. The Hackworth Theater seats 295 people in unique reclining chairs that enhance the feeling of actually being in the movie. Special Film Festival Pricing Tickets to The Tech's IMAX Film Festival are $8 for general admission, children and seniors. For Tech Museum members, tickets are $5 for general admission, children and seniors. Advance tickets purchase is recommended. About The Tech Museum of Innovation Located in the heart of downtown San Jose, Silicon Valley, Calif., The Tech Museum of Innovation, a non-profit organization, engages people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing the technologies affecting their lives and aims to inspire the young to become innovators in the technologies of the future. For more information, visit or call (408) 294-TECH.