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Tuesdays at Noon

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Our spring season closes with Invisible Nature, April 29.

Photograph by Thierry Berrod

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Join us this fall for a new season of Tuesdays at Noon

Photograph by Bob Attardi

This spring, we continue our exploration of historic classics from the Geographic’s past, as well as the best new productions from the National Geographic Channel and independent filmmakers.

March 11
Lonely Doryman: Portugal’s Men of the Sea
Portuguese cod fishermen face danger, harsh conditions, and months away from their families in this classic NG Special from 1968. Introduced by Karen Buckley of National Geographic Film Preservation Project. (1968, 56 min)

March 18
Chasing Rhinos
Entertainment reporter Billy Bush takes time off from his day job to fight illegal poaching of greater one-horned rhinos in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. (2013, 48 min)

March 25
Antarctica 3D: On the Edge
Filmmaker and explorer Jon Bowermaster’s new 3D film presents Antarctica as you’ve never seen it before—unless you’ve been there yourself. Introduced by Jon Bowermaster. (2013, 35 min)

April 1
Brain Games
Enjoy two episodes of the popular National Geographic Channel series hosted by Jason Silva: “What’s Going On,” and “Mind Your Body.” Introduced by Pam Caragol Wells, Executive Producer, NGT. (2014, each episode 22 min)

April 8
Worst Weather Ever
Experience terrifying footage of the worst nature has to dish out with this new National Geographic Channel show. (2014, 48 min)

April 15
Nasca Lines: The Buried Secrets
An international team of specialists attempts to unravel the mystery of these ancient geoglyphs etched into the desert of southern Peru. (2010, 45 min)

April 22
Africa’s Wild Coast
Two National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, marine ecologist Enric Sala and conservationist J. Michael Fay team up to explore the coast of Gabon—a haven of biodiversity both underwater and on dry land—in this world premiere screening. The screening will be introduced by Alexander Moen, National Geographic’s vice president for Explorer Programs. Mark Bauman, the film’s executive producer, will lead a discussion afterwards. Presented in partnership with the Environmental Film Festival. (2014, 48 minutes)

April 29
Invisible Nature
Discover wonders of nature hidden to the naked eye with this new National Geographic Channel film. (2014, 48 min)

NOTE: Free parking not available for daytime events.

Films by Location

Films for Today, July 23, 2014


Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D, Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2014 – August 1, 2014

The Hundred-Foot Journey, Washington, D.C.
July 30, 2014

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