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Weekend Feature Film

Event Information

  • Date & Time: Saturdays and Sundays, 3pm
  • Location: Origen Museum (Big Springs Theater)
  • Admission: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • RSVP: No reservations required.

Educational, entertaining films are presented in our 156-seat Big Springs Theater each weekend of the year at 3 p.m. Films change each month and are usually tied into Origen Museum exhibits and activities. Upcoming films include:

May 2018
Lake Mead’s Third Intake: Southern Nevada’s Hidden Engineering Marvel
Find out how engineers and the construction crew designed a new third intake pipe for Lake Mead that was not only a gigantic design and building challenge, but also helps to secure water for the community in the face of continued drought. (Film length: 30 minutes)

June 2018
Natural Born Hustlers: Staying Alive
See how animals lie, cheat and steal from one another to survive through the use of illusions and devious tricks. (Film length: 60 minutes)

July 2018
Natural Born Hustlers: The Hunger Hustle
See how animals have adapted their bodies in extreme ways to create an alluring trap for their prey. (Film length: 60 minutes)

August 2018
Natural Born Hustlers: Sex, Lies and Dirty Tricks
Competition for mates is intense in the animal world. See what some males to do trick the competition. (Film length: 60 minutes)

September 2018
Lake Mead’s Third Intake: Southern Nevada’s Hidden Engineering Marvel
Find out how engineers and the construction crew designed a new third intake pipe for Lake Mead that was not only a gigantic design and building challenge, but also helps to secure water for the community in the face of continued drought. (Film length: 30 minutes)

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