Films Starting April 25, 2014

Bugs! 3D
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August 30, 2013-May 23, 2014:  Come face-to-face with some of our world's smallest inhabitants in Bugs! – a big look at a microscopic world. Bugs! is a breakthrough live-action nature film that explores the lives of an old-world praying mantis and a beautiful butterfly, known by their Latin names, Hierodula and Papilio. Born in the same part of the exotic Borneo rainforest, Hierodula develops by incomplete metamorphosis emerging from his egg as a mini-mantis and shedding his skin regularly on the way to gaining his adult wings. Papilio goes through a complete metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly via the pupal stage. Discover a fascinating array of creatures in this lush and awe-inspiring habitat.

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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia 3D
(21 minutes)(21 minutes) Buy Tickets

April 3-September 1, 2014:  Walk the Earth with dinosaurs... If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could still be the domain of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs fascinate us so much, that many people wish they were still among us. Fortunately, Dinosaurs: Giants Of Patagonia 3D will be the one of the closest encounters your students will have with these extraordinary creatures. Deeply rooted in science, the film carries the audience back in time to witness these amazing beasts come to life. Meet the largest living animals to have ever walked Earth: the titanesque plant-eating Argentinosaur and its nemesis the Giganotosaur, a bipedal carnivore that could easily challenge the famous T. rex! Dinosaurs: Giants Of Patagonia 3D follows Dr. Rodolfo Coria, a world-renowned Argentinean paleontologist, as he visits sites of major discoveries. Gigantic-ize your experience. Save when you bundle your tickets to see Dinosaurs: Giants Of Patagonia 3D and the traveling exhibition The World’s Largest Dinosaurs! 

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Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D
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November 1, 2013-May 23, 2014: What you can't see is all around you! Mysteries of the Unseen World will take audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. High-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy, and nanotechnology are just a few of the advancements in science that now allow us to see a whole new universe of things, events, creatures, and processes we never even knew existed and now give us new "super powers" to see beyond what is in front of us. Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in complete thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can't see, a world that exists in the air they breathe, on their own bodies, and in all of the events that occur around them minute-by-minute, and nanosecond-by-nanosecond. And with this understanding comes a new appreciation of the wonder and possibilities of science.

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Titans of the Ice Age 3D
(24 minutes)(24 minutes) Buy Tickets

November 1, 2013-May 23, 2014:  Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia 10,000 years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3D canvas to an ancient world of ice — a time when humans shared the tundra with majestic woolly beasts. Dazzling computer-generated imagery brings this mysterious era to life, from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths — giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans. The Ice Age marks a dynamic chapter in the development of the human spirit as our Pleistocene ancestors developed language, created art and learned to tame fire.

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Films in The Hoglund Foundation Theater presented by:
Primrose Schools

298 seats + 4k digital projection.

The museum theater

The Hoglund Foundation Theater in the Perot Museum is a 298-seat theater with one of the most sophisticated digital projection and sound systems available today. It allows quick film changes with crystal-clear images and striking colors through state-of-the-art 4K digital projection. Equipped to project both 3D and 2D films, the Theater features a variety of films, from educational features and cutting-edge documentaries to experimental independent films.

The boutique theater features elegant décor of dark, subdued colors with striated walls that complement the building’s exterior. The theater is ADA accessible with plenty of wheelchair room and designed so every seat in the house has a good clear angle to the 3D screen. The gently reclining seats also have cup holders. Food and beverages are allowed in the theater.

Theater tickets are available online in advance, at kiosks outside the Theater or at the general ticket desk in the lobby. Perot Museum members will receive discounts as well as free screenings from time to time. Become a Perot Museum Member to take advantage of benefits like this and many more.