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Painting of Spinosaurus
Meet a dinosaur bigger than T. rex when we screen Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, March 24.

Artwork by Davide Bonadonna

Picture of dolphin

See the Emmy Award-winning film “One Life,” April 7.

Photograph courtesy Nat Geo WILD

This spring, we feature award-winning films from the National Geographic Channel and independent filmmakers.

January 13
Photo Camp South Sudan 2014
Learn more about National Geographic Photo Camp, an outreach program that empowers youth to document their communities using photography, and meet some of the photographers and students who participated in last year’s Photo Camp in South Sudan. Click here to find out more.

March 17
Pandas: The Journey Home (3D)
In China, dedicated scientists work with pandas bred in captivity to re-introduce them to the wild. Presented as part of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (2014, 36 min)

March 24
Lions on the Edge
In Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park, a pride of hungry and thirsty lionesses and their cubs wait for prey during a time of drought. Presented as part of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (2010, 46 min)

March 31
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
Larger than T. rex, Spinosaurus was an aquatic giant. The story of its rediscovery after being lost in the rubble of World War II is almost as amazing as this dinosaur itself. (2014, 52 min)

April 7
One Life
This Emmy Award-winning Nat Geo WILD film celebrates the journey taken by all living things, from the moment they are born to that most important achievement: the successful delivery of their species’ next generation. (2013, 85 min)

April 14
Rise of the Black Pharaohs
Often overlooked by historians, a dynasty of pharaohs from modern-day Sudan ruled Egypt during the Kush Dynasty. (2014, 54 min)

Apr 21
Killing Kennedy
Based on the best-selling book, this Emmy Award-winning National Geographic Channel film unravels the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. (2013, 87 min)

NOTE: Free parking not available for daytime events.

  • Meerkats 3D
    Meerkats 3D
    FilmsSunday, March 29, 2015 – Sunday, June 28, 2015Washington, D.C.

    Discover how these tiny but strong creatures survive in the harsh desert, led by the family’s tenacious matriarch, Klinky.

Films by Location

Films for Today, March 27, 2015


Meerkats 3D, Washington, D.C.
March 29, 2015 – June 28, 2015

Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure, Washington, D.C.
March 29, 2015 – June 28, 2015

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