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The Best Job in the World

  • Date
    September 30, 2013
  • Time 7:30 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Starting at $12

Past Event

Cory Richards in Antarctica
Cory Richards on assignment in Antarctica

Photograph by Keith Ladzinski

Afghan girl

Discover the story behind Steve McCurry’s “Afghan Girl” and other famous Nat Geo photos.

Photograph by Steve McCurry

See the world premiere of the new National Geographic Channel special National Geographic Photographers: The Best Job in the World and get an insider look at photography at National Geographic through the eyes of a brilliant young photographer. Follow Cory Richards as he travels to a remote mountain range in Antarctica to cover a climbing expedition for National Geographic magazine. The film also features interviews with several of the Society’s most celebrated photographers discussing their most famous images. The screening will be followed by a discussion with photographer Mark Thiessen, executive producer Pamela Wells, and producer Maryanne Culpepper.

See photographer Mark Thiessen talk about his work fighting wildfires:

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Event Sponsors

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  • Community Partner

    Logo: Politics & Prose
  • Community Partner

    Logo: Whole Foods

Films by Location

Films for Today, October 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

UPCOMING FILMS

Flying Monsters 3D, Washington, D.C.
September 13, 2014 – April 1, 2015

Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure, Washington, D.C.
September 13, 2014 – April 1, 2015

A Night in Telluride, Washington, D.C.
November 7, 2014

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