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Autism BC Goes to IMAX Great Bear Rainforest (Victoria)

October 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

AutismBC Goes to Sensory Sensitive Viewing of Great Bear Rainforest at IMAX Victoria!

Join Sarah Taylor, our Vancouver Island Regional Coordinator, for a unique sensory-friendly screening of the breathtaking film, Great Bear Rainforest, narrated by Ryan Reynolds.

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

Event Details:

Date: October 1st, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Location: IMAX® Victoria (inside the Royal BC Museum) 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC

Film Description: “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.”. For More Information about the Film: Visit


Event Information:

  • Run Time: 41 minutes
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Who: AutismBC Members in the Greater Victoria Area

Ticket Information: We have limited tickets available for up to 60 members to attend this viewing. 

Additional Info: In your registration please include the ages of ALL registered guests who will be attending.

Sensory-Sensitive Screening: This screening is specially designed for guests who find the Immersive IMAX® Experience prohibitive. We will provide a sensory-friendly environment by:

  • Keeping low lighting on.
  • Lowering the volume.
  • Leaving doors open.
  • Allowing movement and discussion during the film without restrictions.
  • Screening is in 2D, and no 3D glasses are required.

Please note that due to the sensory-sensitive nature of this screening, we have reduced the theater’s capacity to ensure a comfortable experience for all attendees.


Event registration opens on Friday, September 15, 2023 at 12:00 pm.

Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

To participate in this exciting event, please click the registration link below to complete the registration form.

  • Registration for this event is limited to 60 AutismBC members only.
  • Registration closes Wednesday, September 27th at 12:00 PM or when registration is full. 


Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the land of the spirit bear and immerse yourself in the wonders of the Great Bear Rainforest. Reserve your spot today!


About AutismBC Goes:

At AutismBC Goes events, we aim to foster a sense of community and belonging, ensuring that cost is never a barrier to participation. By organizing engaging outings and activities, we offer opportunities for autistic individuals and their families to connect, have fun, and learn in a supportive environment. 


About IMAX® Victoria:

IMAX® Victoria is located inside the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC, Canada.

The 369-seat, 8-wheelchair-stall theatre features 4K IMAX® with laser providing a 2D and 3D experience; with a projected area more than 6 stories high and 80 feet wide, it is the biggest screen in BC and fills the viewer’s entire field of vision.

The theatre opened in June 1998 and hosted more than 80,000 people in the first month. Local residents and visitors loved the new theatre in town and its first feature film, Whales. Since that time, more than seven million people have enjoyed the IMAX® Experience at IMAX® Victoria.


Our programs are designed to support, empower, and connect the autism community! 

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October 1, 2023
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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