Acclaimed Documentary Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar To Expand In IMAX® 3D Theatres Across North America on Friday, August 22

 Acclaimed Documentary Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar To Expand In IMAX® 3D  Theatres Across North America on Friday, August 22  LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and  Warner Bros. Pictures, a division of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), today  announced that the IMAX® 3D documentary adventure Island of Lemurs:  Madagascar, narrated by Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar  Baby), written and produced by Drew Fellman (Born to be Wild 3D) and directed  by David Douglas (Born to be Wild 3D) will debut in IMAX 3D theatres across  North America starting Aug. 22.  Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX  Entertainment, said, "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar brings IMAX 3D cameras to  perhaps the most compelling region for wildlife on the planet, capturing this  environment in the clearest, most vibrant way possible.  As proven with IMAX  documentaries such as Born to Be Wild 3D, Morgan Freeman is the perfect guide  to lead moviegoers through this one-of-a-kind experience."  The film focuses on the groundbreaking wildlife conservation work of Dr.  Patricia C. Wright, who recently received the prestigious Indianapolis Prize.  This award recognizes high achievement in the area of animal conservation.  One of today's most respected and prolific actors, Morgan Freeman won an  Academy Award(®) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Clint  Eastwood's Best Picture winner Million Dollar Baby.  Freeman has earned four  additional Oscar(®) nominations, the latest for his portrayal of Nelson  Mandela in Eastwood's Invictus.  He was previously Oscar(®)-nominated for his  work in The Shawshank Redemption; Driving Miss Daisy, for which he won a  Golden Globe; and Street Smart.  His myriad credits encompass more than 80  films over five decades, only recently including Now You See Me, Oblivion, the  Dark Knight trilogy, Dolphin Tale, and Red.  He has also lent his recognizable  voice to such titles as War of the Worlds and the Oscar(®)-winning  documentary March of the Penguins.  In 2012, he was the recipient of the  HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille Award for his outstanding contributions to film.  Island of Lemurs: Madagascar features trailblazing scientist Dr. Patricia C.  Wright, an expert on lemurs and the wildlife of Madagascar.  Wright is also a  Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University and Founder of Centre  ValBio, a research campus in the rainforest of Madagascar.  About Island of Lemurs: Madagascar  Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman  narrates Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature's  greatest explorers--lemurs. Captured with IMAX® 3D cameras, the film takes  audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of  Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago  and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered.  Join trailblazing scientist Dr. Patricia C. Wright on her lifelong mission to  help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.  Directed by David Douglas and written and produced by Drew Fellman, Island of  Lemurs: Madagascar is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX  Entertainment.  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 March 31, 2014, there were 840  IMAX theatres (707 commercial multiplexes, 18 commercial destinations and 115  institutions) in 57 countries.  IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D  Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and IMAXnXos® are  trademarks of IMAX Corporation. 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