Chris Evans

Superpower Dogs narrator Chris Evans with Henry. 

Fernbank's newest film follows "superhero" dogs around the globe as they help save and protect lives alongside their human handlers.

Experience the life‐saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs in new film "Superpower Dogs 3D" showing in Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater beginning May 17.

In this inspiring true story, man's best friends are also real‐life superheroes. Journey around the globe with narrator Chris Evans, who plays Captain America, to meet six remarkable dogs who save lives alongside their human partners.

Watch as the dogs brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species such as rhinos and elephants and transform the lives of people with special needs.

Audiences discover the amazing abilities of different breeds and the astonishing science behind their superpowers. The four-legged stars of "Superpower Dogs 3D" include:

  • Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America;
  • Henry, an avalanche rescue expert saving lives in the mountains of British Columbia;
  • Reef, a Newfoundland lifeguard in the Italian Coast Guard;
  • Ricochet, a surf and therapy legend in California who heals people with special needs;
  • Tipper and Tony, Bloodhound brothers leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

"I am really happy to be part of Superpower Dogs," Evans said in a news release. "I am a proud dog owner and completely understand the connection that humans have with these remarkable animals. I love the way this film highlights incredible working dogs who utilize their real-life superpowers to help and protect people."

To celebrate the superhero dogs in Atlanta’s own community, Fernbank is also hosting a Dog Days of Summer kickoff evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 2. The event will feature canine-inspired activities, a K-9 search team meet-and-greet, a live demonstration of the incredible service and skills of a Federal Emergency Management Agency search dog, screenings of the movie, and full access to the Museum and WildWoods.

A photo contest encouraging fans to share their dogs’ superpowers on social media using #FernbankMuseum provides guests’ own superpower dogs a time to shine. Dog Days of Summer Event is $10 for members and $20 for visitors.

"Superpower Dogs 3D" will show daily at Fernbank Museum’s Giant Screen Theater from May 17 until Sept. 12. Giant Screen Theater tickets are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children and $8 for Museum members.

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