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MacGillivray Freeman Films are created to inspire, teach, and entertain.
To Fly! is the first giant screen film directed and produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films. It premiered on July 1, 1976 at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum as the centerpiece of the museum’s grand opening celebration and has played every day since its release. A stunning overview of transportation and flight in America, To Fly! thrills audiences as its imagery engulfs them in the sensations of flying from floating in a helium balloon to flying in an original barnstormer bi-plane to hang gliding across the sky. The film has since become honored by inclusion into the National Film Registry as one of the 150 significant films of 100 years of American Cinema.