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Giant Screen Theater

Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater is OPEN daily. See an exciting lineup of award-winning, science-based documentaries made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters.

Travel the world through the Giant Screen Theater and use your Fernbank ticket as your passport for adventure.

One giant screen film is included with General Admission (subject to availability; first-come, first-served). Learn more.


Now Playing*

Dinosaurs of Antarctica

Dinosaurs of Antarctica

Playing daily

Showtimes vary by date. See the daily schedule of showtimes at the box office or theater entrance. Please see the theater attendant at the movie entrance for admission 15 minutes before your preferred show time.

Discover an ancient realm of midnight suns, night hunters and river monsters—a prehistoric kingdom lost to time and ice. Join a new generation of scientists on an Antarctic adventure to uncover a hidden dinosaur story. A cinematic journey from today's frozen desert to a lush south polar world of giants. Run time: 25 minutes | Assisted listening devices and closed captions are available upon request.

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Mountain Adventure poster

Mountain Adventure: Out of Bounds

Playing daily - Closes May 27

Showtimes vary by date. See the daily schedule of showtimes at the box office or theater entrance. Please see the theater attendant at the movie entrance for admission 15 minutes before your preferred show time.

Follow Olympian Torah Bright as she journeys through the world’s longest chain of mountain ranges extending from Antarctica all the way to Alaska. Along the journey, Torah will ride with backcountry legend Jeremy Jones and freeskiing superstar Sammy Carlson. Together, they will encounter penguins, polar bears, and other wildlife, and meet with scientists and environmentalists to uncover a deeper understanding of our mountain ecosystems. Run time: 25 minutes

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Ireland

Ireland

Playing daily

Showtimes vary by date. See the daily schedule of showtimes at the box office or theater entrance. Please see the theater attendant at the movie entrance for admission 15 minutes before your preferred show time.

Journey to a magical land of stunning natural wonders, ancient clifftop marvels, and a rich, cultural heritage. Follow Irish writer Manchán Magan, violinist Patricia Treacy and four Irish teens on a cross-country adventure as they explore the island of Ireland’s fascinating history and wild, natural beauty, and reconnect with their Irish heritage.

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Coming Soon

Antarctica

Antarctica

Coming Soon: Opens May 28, 2022

Discover the mysterious continent of Antarctica, the coldest, driest, and windiest place on Earth with the roughest oceans. Weird and wonderful creatures--penguins, seals, humpback whales and more--thrive here in astounding abundance. With never-before seen footage, the film brings audiences to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent. What happens here affects every single one of us. Run time: 24 minutes

*Titles, dates and showtimes are subject to change without notice.


The Gift of Learning

Fernbank’s immersive Giant Screen 3D Theater offers state-of-the-art digital laser projection with 2D and 3D capabilities, made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur, Dante Stephensen, a lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history. Stephensen was committed to educating youth for generations to come with awe-inspiring movies that encourage exploration, discovery and the protection of our shared global home.

Film by Jef Bredemeier.