Disneynature’s “Penguins” Celebrates Special Screening in NYC

Disneynature’s latest film, Penguins, arrives in theaters tomorrow, April 17. Before the premiere, the cast, crew, and Disneynature Ambassador Dr. Jane Goodall celebrated the film with a special screening in New York City.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 14: Narrator Ed Helms and Disneynature Ambassador Dr. Jane Goodall attend Disneynature’s ‘PENGUINS’ Premiere hosted by The Cinema Society at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on April 14, 2019 in New York. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Disney Studios)

The special event was hosted at the IMAX Theater at AMC Lincoln Square.

Special guests included Penguins directors Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson, producer Roy Conli, narrator Ed Helms, and environmental icon and Disneynature Ambassador Dr. Jane Goodall.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 14: (L-R) Paul Baribault, Marine Biologist Sylvia Earle, Disneynature Ambassador Dr. Jane Goodall and President of the Global Penguin Society Pablo Borboroglu attend Disneynature’s ‘PENGUINS’ Premiere hosted by The Cinema Society at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on April 14, 2019 in New York. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Disney Studios)

Disneynature’s latest film follows Steve, an Adélie penguin, who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considering he’s targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals, who threaten his happily ever after.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 14: Disneynature Ambassador Dr. Jane Goodall and Narrator Ed Helms attend Disneynature’s ‘PENGUINS’ Premiere hosted by The Cinema Society at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on April 14, 2019 in New York. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Disney Studios)

Penguins continues Disneynature’s conservation tradition. For every ticket sold opening week (April 17-23, 2019), Disneynature will make a donation to the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) to help protect penguins across the southern hemisphere. Conservation is a key pillar of the label and the films empower the audience to help make a difference, with each film supporting wildlife featured in the films.

BUDDING FAMILY — Disneynature’s all-new feature film “Penguins” is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. From the filmmaking team behind “Bears” and “Chimpanzee,” Disneynature’s “Penguins” opens in theaters nationwide in time for Earth Day 2019.

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for AllEars.net since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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