Returns September 5, 2014Available for Field Trips
Running Time: 40 minutes

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Latest IMAX® Documentary Narrated by Morgan Freeman

Join IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures on a miraculous journey of second chances in Born to be Wild. Follow young orphaned elephants and orangutans on the trip of a lifetime, from birth to their rebirth into the wild.  This family-friendly documentary will transport moviegoers around the world to the far stretches of Kenya and Borneo and will inspire them to take action and save earth’s precious creatures. 

Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. The film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time. Stunningly captured in IMAX, Born to be Wild is a heartwarming adventure transporting moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick, as they and their teams rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals back to the wild.

“Spending so much time among the orphaned elephants and orangutans in this film was a life changing experience,” said Producer/Writer Drew Fellman.“And IMAX makes it possible to share that wonder with the audience in a very profound way that takes us directly into the lives and struggles of these amazing animals.” 

Born to be Wild is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Filmed Entertainment. Directed by David Lickley and written and produced by Drew Fellman, the behind-the-scenes team includes supervising line producer Diane Roberts, associate producer Jill Ferguson, director of photography David Douglas and editor Beth Spiegel.  Music is composed by Mark Mothersbaugh. The film has been rated G and has a run time of 40 minutes.

Born to the Wild will be shown in the Omni Theater. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for children (2-12) and seniors (65+). Tickets are available online and by phone 817-255-9540.

Born to be Wild has received the following seals of approval:
Truly Moving Picture Award
The Dove Foundation

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Born To Be Born

BORN TO BE WILD is an inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals.

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