From Saturday, May 23, to Monday, May 25, HMNS - Hermann Park will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Below is a pictorial description of the sub-genre of each documentary film we show. Each icon has a short description so that you can make your film choice based on the type of subject covered.



Contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant environmental or conservation challenges facing the natural world.

People & Nature

Explores the relationship between humans and animals or the environment.

Science & Nature

Incorporates science and scientific discovery into an understanding of the natural world.


Explores animal behavior and/or tells the story of a unique habitat or ecosystem.

Earth Sciences

Contributes to an appreciation and understanding of the geosciences, including rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, and landforms.

Science & Technology

Explores scientific and technological accomplishments designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity

Just for Fun

Animated adventures entertaining kids of all ages while encouraging their imagination and inspiring their thirst for knowledge.

History and Culture



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