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Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear — the rarest bear on earth — in the film Great Bear Rainforest.Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one of the wildest places left on earth. Found on Canada’s remote Pacific coast, it is the last intact temperate rainforest in the world—a place protected by the region’s indigenous people for millennia. Now, for the first time ever, experience this magical world in IMAX and giant screen theatres, and discover the land of the spirit bear.



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Deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest a legend comes to life.

“I’ve seen many filmmakers enter the giant screen industry, but none has excited me as much as Ian McAllister and Jeff Turner, who have quickly understood our unique format’s power and have captured spectacular, one-of-a-kind footage of this magical environment and its stunning wildlife,” said Greg MacGillivray, Chairman of MacGillivray Freeman Films,


Great Bear Rainforest is a Spirit Bear Entertainment film presented by Seaspan in association with Destination British Columbia and directed by Ian McAllister, produced by Jeff Turner and executive produced by Kyle Washington and Byron Horner. Distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films.

Narrated by Ryan Reynolds

Main Title Theme composed by Hans Zimmer & Anže Rozman for Bleeding Fingers Music

Original Music composed by Anže Rozman for Bleeding Fingers Music

Release date: February 15, 2019

Run time: 40 minutes

Format: filmed in 15 perforation/70mm, DCI compliant digital, IMAX digital, Dome-customized 15/70, 2D and 3D

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