Two-year trip through B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest focus of new IMAX film

CTV News
November 1, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

A wild, two-year journey through B.C.’s breathtaking Great Bear Rainforest will soon grace the largest screens in the world as a feature-length IMAX movie. Filmmakers have partnered with First Nations to provide an in-depth look at the region – a raw landscape rife with grizzly bears, wolves, whales and the famed Kermode or “spirit” bear. “The goal is to make a beautiful film about this coast,” said Ian McAllister, a filmmaker with the non-profit conservation group Pacific Wild. “This is probably the biggest natural history film that’s ever been done in Canada and it’s taken a lot of very talented people to make it happen.” …”It’s going to be very exciting to see that through that lens,” said Heiltsuk Nation member William Housty.

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