National Geographic Events


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Go “Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still,” with another episode of Cosmos, November 18.

Courtesy National Geographic Channel

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Discover the real impact of tourism on the places we visit with Gringo Trails, December 2.

This fall, we feature four episodes from the hit FOX/National Geographic Channel series Cosmos, as well as a historic classic from the Geographic’s past, and great films from the National Geographic Channel and independent filmmakers.

October 14
Cosmos: Standing Up in the Milky Way
The Ship of the Imagination is ready to set sail for the stars again in the inspiring opening episode. (2014, 48 min)

October 21
Birds of Paradise
Scientists go high into the rain forest canopy in search of the rare, exotic, and beautiful birds of paradise. (2012, 45 min)

November 4
Cosmos: Hiding in the Light
The keys to the cosmos have been lying around for us to find all along, waiting for us to learn the basic rules of science. (2014, 48 min)

November 11
The Incredible Machine
Explore the unseen world beneath our skin in this classic National Geographic Special featuring some of the first images from inside a human body ever presented on film. Introduced by Karen Buckley of National Geographic’s Film Preservation Project. (1975, 56 min)

November 18
Cosmos: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still
The Ship of the Imagination takes us on an epic voyage to the bottom of a dewdrop to discover the exotic life forms and violent conflict unfolding there. (2014, 48 min)

December 2
Gringo Trails
Is tourism destroying the world—or saving it? This provocative documentary raises urgent questions about one of the most powerful globalizing forces of our time. (2014, 70 min)

December 9
Cosmos: Unafraid of the Dark
Despite centuries of scientific progress, the cosmos still holds many mysteries, such as dark energy. (2014, 48 min)

NOTE: Free parking not available for daytime events.

  • Flying Monsters and Sea Monsters
    3D Movies
    Saturday, September 13, 2014 – Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    Discover extraordinary marine reptiles and flying beasts of the dinosaur age in stunning 3D.

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    A Night in Telluride (2)
    FilmsSaturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    Catch the best films on adventure, extreme sports, and mountain culture from this year’s Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.

Films by Location

Films for Today, November 24, 2014


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

WILD, Washington, D.C.
November 25, 2014

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