DEARBORN, Mich. – The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre proudly presents the IMAX 3D re-release of one of the most beloved films of all time, James Cameron’s TITANIC. TITANIC: An IMAX 3D Experience will open April 4 and run through July 19, and again from September 4 through September 30, 2012. Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Ship’s ill-fated voyage, this classic movie will be shown in conjunction with the largest touring exhibition of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, in Henry Ford Museum. Ticket information and show times will be released as it becomes available via www.thehenryford.org/imax.
With the highest-quality IMAX 3D film format creating crystal-clear images and powerful digital audio, coupled with The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre’s 62-foot-tall by 85-foot-wide screen, TITANIC: An IMAX 3D Experience produces the best-possible 3D movie-going experience that will have audiences feeling as if they are on board the real Titanic alongside the film’s characters. To achieve such quality, director James Cameron painstakingly and masterfully harnessed the power of present-day proprietary IMAX technology. By meticulously re-mastering the film into the IMAX 3D 15/70 Film Experience – every scene, every shot, frame-by-frame will immerse the moviegoer into the vast grandeur of TITANIC.
“There’s a whole generation that’s never seen TITANIC as it was meant to be seen: on the giant IMAX screen. And this will be TITANIC as you’ve never seen it before: painstakingly re-mastered into IMAX 3D,” said Cameron, quoted in a May 19, 2011 press release.
Written, directed and produced by Cameron, TITANIC is one of only three films to have received a record 11 Academy Awards – including Best Picture and Best Director. Since its initial release on December 19, 1997, this Oscar®-winning film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, has grossed $1.8 billion globally and remains the second-highest grossing film of all time behind Avatar. It held the number one box office slot for a record 18 weeks in 1997-98, and was shown in 56 different countries.
TITANIC has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA and has a running time of 194 minutes.
About the Henry Ford IMAX Theatre:
Part of The Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction – The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre opened in 1999 and is Michigan’s largest IMAX theatre having the capability to show both 2D and 3D IMAX films. The theatre features Michigan’s largest IMAX screen – over six stories tall & eight stories wide, highest seating capacity, and a 12,000-watt 6-channel digital surround sound system. IMAX films are projected via a 15,000-watt xenon arc lamp utilizing 15-perforation/70mm IMAX film stock (ten times larger than conventional 35mm film) which offers the best-possible image reproduction in motion picture projection. With crystal-clear images, 12,000 watts of digital surround sound, and a maximized field-of-view on its gigantic IMAX screen, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre provides Michigan’s most immersive and powerful movie experience – visitors will feel as if they are truly IN the movie they’re watching.