Backyard Wilderness

Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters
Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behaviour - all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and pond bottom, to reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy.

We follow Katie, a young girl, and her modern family living next to the woods who are blind to the real-life spectacle around them, absorbed by an array of electronic devices in their busy lives. Katie gradually discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden so close to her front door and we experience the joy she finds in her interactions with this new world. Backyard Wilderness reminds us that Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters and that sometimes in ordinary places, you can uncover extraordinary things that could transform you forever – you just need to step outside. 

About the Movie

Running Time: 45 Minutes

Ticket Prices

Classic Films Member Non­member
Senior (62+) $7.75 $9.00
General Admission (12-61) $8.50 $10.00
Youth (5-11) $6.25 $7.50
Children (4 & Under) $6.25 $7.50

* 3D Films, add $1 to all ticket types
* Ticket prices are subject to change.