AMC Theatres and IMAX to host guest-favorite space-themed movies and
educational films at value pricing from Oct. 14-20
LEAWOOD, Kan. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As kids head back to school around the country and educators look for
new and different ways to connect with students, AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC)
and IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) are excited to announce an upcoming
opportunity to engage space fans both young and old through the launch
of IMAX® Space Week at several AMC IMAX locations nationwide, Oct. 14-20.
IMAX Space Week brings a series of immersive IMAX documentaries about
space exploration and our planet, as well as an array of space
blockbusters from the last few years, including this summer’s STAR TREK
BEYOND, with tickets available at the best value pricing at
“We believe in the ability of movies to educate, inspire, transcend and
transform us,” said Elizabeth Frank, EVP, Chief Content & Programming
Officer at AMC. “We at AMC, in conjunction with our IMAX partners, are
proud to use our industry-leading technology and best-in-class guest
service to welcome students, educators, space enthusiasts and movie
lovers back to big screens for a week of interplanetary education and
AMC is offering a variety of ways for guests to enjoy IMAX Space Week.
Each morning, guests can enjoy the Space Education Experience, viewing
two 40-minute IMAX documentaries for just $8 per ticket. Educator’s
Guides are available for each film to initiate discussion and enhance
learning. For the remainder of the day, guests can purchase a ticket to
the IMAX Space Feature for the IMAX morning price all day. And for those
movie lovers who really want to make the most of their Space Week
experience, for $20-$25 depending on location, guests can purchase an
IMAX Space Pass, which provides unlimited access to all of the
space-filled excitement throughout the week.
|Space Education Experience||Space Feature Film|
|Friday||10/14||A Beautiful Planet (3D) & Hubble (3D)||GRAVITY (3D)|
|Saturday||10/15||Space Station (3D) & Blue Planet (2D)||INTERSTELLAR (2D)|
|Sunday||10/16||Hubble (3D) & Space Station (3D)||STAR TREK (2D)|
|Monday||10/17||Blue Planet (2D) & Hubble (3D)||STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (3D)|
|Tuesday||10/18||Space Station (3D) & Beautiful Planet (3D)||STAR TREK BEYOND (3D)|
|Wednesday||10/19||A Beautiful Planet (3D) & Blue Planet (2D)||THE MARTIAN (3D)|
|Thursday||10/20||*Space Education Experience Films Offered All Day|
For more information, including participating AMC IMAX locations, and to
purchase tickets, visit amctheatres.com/imax-spaceweek.
Also, to learn more about the incredible educational opportunities that
AMC offers, visit us at amctheatres.com/amc-educates.
About AMC Theatres
AMC Theatres® delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going
experiences in 386 theatres with 5,334 screens located primarily in the
United States. AMC has propelled innovation in the theatrical exhibition
industry and continues today by delivering more comfort and convenience,
enhanced food & beverage, greater engagement and loyalty, premium sight
& sound, and targeted programming. AMC operates the most productive
theatres in the country’s top markets, including No. 1 market share in
the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago) http://www.amctheatres.com.
About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary
software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you
beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top
filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with
audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among
the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for
major event films around the globe.
IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices
in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of June 30, 2016, there were
1,102 IMAX theatres (990 commercial multiplexes, 16 commercial
destinations and 96 institutions) in 69 countries. On Oct. 8, 2015,
shares of IMAX China, a subsidiary of IMAX Corp., began trading on the
Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code “HK.1970.”
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D
Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and IMAX nXos® are
trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can
be found at www.imax.com.
You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax),
and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).