Film Library - Kentucky Science Center
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Film Library

Film Library

Don’t just see a movie… EXPERIENCE IT!

If you’re bringing more than ten guests, Kentucky Science Center has a library of educational documentaries available to book! Pick the title and submit a request, we’ll do the rest.

Want to see what’s currently playing in the theater? Visit the Movies & Showtimes page.

Educators

Bringing a group of 10 students or more? Choose the film that best suits your classroom goals. And in Kentucky’s only 4-story, precision white screen, 3D digital theater, your class won’t just see a movie, they’ll experience it.
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Group Visits

Bringing a group of 10 or more? Book at least three weeks in advance and you get to choose the feature. Visit our Group Visit page to book.
Group Visits

Dream Big 3D

Engineering: an exciting, creative, heroic realm where the optimists of today are creating the life-saving, world-altering marvels that will make for a safe, connected, and awe-inspiring tomorrow. Sponsored by J.B. Speed Engineering School, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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Extreme Weather

Weather is one of the most dynamic forces to shape our planet, but now it’s more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes you somewhere few have gone: to the edge of collapsing 300 foot tall glaciers, to the front lines of massive wildfires, and directly in the path of deadly tornadoes. Sponsored by WLKY.
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National Parks Adventure

Experience the ultimate off-trail adventure! into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Immersive IMAX® 3D cinematography takes viewers soaring over red rock canyons, hurtling up craggy mountain peaks and into other-worldly realms found within America’s most legendary outdoor playgrounds.
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Journey to Space 3D

In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop… Mars! Narrated by Patrick Stewart.
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Galapagos 3D

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos Archipelago. Amongst these fascinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment.
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Jerusalem

Follow the stories of Jewish, Christian and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home to discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions. Unprecedented access to the city’s holiest sites, as well as rare and breathtaking aerial footage of the Old City and the Holy Land, combine to make Jerusalem unique and stunning cinematic experience.
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Pandas: The Journey Home

From National Geographic, fall in love with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand their desperate plight in the wild. Granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Center in China, Panda’s filmmakers bring to light the challenges faced, and the extraordinary efforts made, by the scientists and keepers who work tirelessly to bolster and reintroduce Giant Panda populations.
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Flight of the Butterflies 3D

The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Though it weighs no more than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth: across a continent, to a place it has never known. Follow millions of monarchs’ perilous journey, with breathtaking cinematography from an awardwinning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks.
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We the People

The powerful story of America’s founding documents and the people who shaped them. From men who would defy a king to women who struggled for equality, We the People powerful national self-reflection and inspires every citizen to uphold the ideals and truths of our Republic. Narrated by the iconic voices of Morgan Freeman and Kenny Rogers.
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Tornado Alley 3D

A heart-pounding science adventure and the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes. Armed with a 70mm camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range.
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Forces of Nature

From National Geographic and Graphic Films. Follow scientists on pulse-pounding quests to discover how natural disasters are triggered—and how they impact our planet and its inhabitants. Lose yourself in immersive, giant screen depictions of real-life earthquakes, volcanoes, and storms.
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The Last Reef

Fly across iridescent tropical reefs and brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish to see reefs as living cities beneath the sea, as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests. Coral reefs are vanishing at five times the rate of the rain forests and could be gone within our lifetime, but just like cities on land, reefs can rebuild. Catch a glimpse of the future with an inspirational vision of the reef’s incredible power to flourish again.
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Watermelon Magic

Share this lovable and tender story of a farmer’s daughter who believes she has magical powers—her own tray of watermelon seeds “magically” grow from seed-to-flower-to-fruit. Time-lapse sequences bring the garden to life on the Giant Screen, and audiences experience the challenges and rewards of growing food.
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Titans of the Ice Age

Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe, and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization: Travel across monumental glaciers and sweeping grasslands, rich in life. Dazzling computer-generated imagery brings this mysterious era to life—from sabertoothed cats and giant sloths to the iconic mammoths, giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans.
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Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West

From National Geographic. Stunning aerial cinematography and meticulous dramatic recreations brings the legendary early 19th-century expedition to life. Join Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacagawea, York, and others, as they adventure the uncharted North American West.
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Tiny Giants 3D

In an adventure of giant proportions, Tiny Giants 3D reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals. Using the incredibly immersive power of specialist 3D cameras, audiences are transported in a very intimate way into another world to experience the titanic battles these creatures face to survive.
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Journey to the South Pacific 3D

Join Jawi, a boy from West Papua, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home.
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