Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
RATED: G | RUNTIME: 40 min. | STUDIO: Giant Screen Films
Part historic journey and part forensic adventure, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs follows researchers and explorers as they piece together the archeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies. These relics of the past create a window into the fascinating and mysterious world of the pharaohs. In addition to increasing our understanding of the culture, religion, medicine, and daily life of the Egyptians thousands of years ago, scientists today are reconstructing mummy DNA to gain insight into modern human genetics and to advance medical treatments. To unwrap the secrets of the pharaohs is to perhaps glimpse the future of our own civilization.
Produced in association with the Dome Theater Alliance and the Franklin Institute, Mummies was selected as the official companion 3Dexperience for the global blockbuster exhibition, Tutankhamen and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. In just six months the film shattered box office records at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia with over 350,000 viewers. Mummies was nominated for three Giant Screen Cinema Association awards including Best Film, Best Film for Lifelong Learning and Best Cinematography.
Experience the wonders of Mummies and enjoy a cinematic adventure 3,000 years on the making.
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“An exciting documentary that focuses on several aspects of the forgotten practice of mummifying the dead in preparation for the afterlife.”
– Tom Keogh Seattle Times