Discover the Wonder of Nature with Two New Films at Fernbank Museum

"Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope" premieres September 23 and "Into America's Wild" narrated by Morgan Freeman debuts October 7.

This fall, moviegoers can go on two great adventures in Fernbank's Giant Screen Theatre through the new films, "Jane Goodall - Reasons For Hope" which opens September 23rd, and "Into America's Wild" which opens on October 7th.

Jane Goodall - Reasons For Hope

"Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope" is a collection of inspiring stories told by Jane Goodall, herself. Across different corners of the globe, audiences will witness that despite years of harm, humans can change and help nature heal - and even thrive - leaving viewers hoping for a brighter future.

Stories include reviving acidic lakes in a regreening project in Sudbury to assist with animal and plant survival, reintroducing American Bison back into Blackfeet territory after near extinction, experimenting with how to collect carbon dioxide directly from the air with a mechanical tree to reduce greenhouse gasses, and the comeback story of reteaching the northern bald ibis how to migrate over the Alps.

Goodall uses four pillars of hope to tie these stories together: amazing human intellect, nature's resilience, the dedication of young people and the determination of the human spirit. It is through these pillars that Goodall reminds audiences of the beauty and fragility of our planet and to embrace compassion, hope and resilience when faced with environmental challenges.

"Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope" is produced by Science North, in association with Jane Goodall Institute, and distributed by Cosmic Picture.

Into America's Wild

Narrated by Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman, "Into America's Wild" is a cross-country trek via kayak, hot air balloon, train, zipline, bike, kite surfboard and more through some of the most beautiful and unknown wonders of the nation. through incredible footage , stretching from the wilds of Alaska to as far east as the hills of the Appalachian Trail, this film celebrates nature's allure and highlights the joy and inspiration that comes from spending time outside.

"'Into America's Wild' is not only a nonstop adventure to some of America's most stunning, but little known natural landscapes and trails - it's also a vital exploration into how being in nature can spark peak experiences that improve our lives," said director Greg MacGillivray.

led by three trailblazers - Native American Astronaut, John Herrington, Native American Alaskan Pilot, Ariel Tweto and Long-Distance Hiker, Jennifer Pharr Davis - "Into America's Wild" showcases the special connection that humans share with nature. Audiences will watch as these three individuals connect adults and children, alike, to experiences in the incredible beauty of America's landscape.

"Into America's Wild" is a MacGillivray Freeman film produced in association wit Brand USA. The film is presented by Expedia and United Airlines.


General Admission tickets to Fernbank include daytime access to the museum, WildWoods, Fernbank Forest and the choice of one Giant Screen film. Tickets are available for purchase at for $25.95 for adults, $24.95 for seniors, $23.95 for children ages 3-12, free for children ages 2 and younger and free for Fernbank Members. Tickets not purchased online are offered, if available at higher price.

Fernbank is located at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta, minutes from Midtown Atlanta and Downtown Decatur.

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