National Geographic Events


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Picture of statue of Nubian pharaoh
Rediscover a forgotten chapter of Egyptian history with Rise of the Black Pharaohs, April 14.

Photograph courtesy National Geographic Television

Picture of actor as President Kennedy

Rob Lowe portrays President John F. Kennedy in “Killing Kennedy,” April 21.

Photograph courtesy National Geographic Channel

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 – Monday, April 13, 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, February 05, 2016


Jerusalem 3D, Washington, D.C.
September 26, 2015 – March 31, 2016

On the Trail of Big Cats, Spokane, WA
February 9, 2016

Spinosaurus, Mesa, AZ
February 10, 2016

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