The Lens of Adventure

  • Date
    October 2, 2013
  • Time 7:30 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Starting at $24

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Bryan Smith with camera
Bryan Smith filming in the field

Photograph by Pablo Durana/National Geographic Channel

Bryan Smith and kayak

Bryan Smith kayaking

Photograph by Lise-Anne Beyries

Join award-winning National Geographic Channel filmmaker Bryan Smith as he shares gripping moments from his assignments documenting extreme sports in the world’s most challenging environments. For Smith, extreme is “whatever is scary for you,” and he has repeatedly tested the limits while producing films like The Man Who Could Fly, about free climber and BASE jumper Dean Potter, and Alaska Wing Men, following Alaskan bush pilots on remote and critical missions. Experience amazing stories and jaw-dropping footage shot in stunning locations, and find out why Smith says that “the suffering co-efficient is my key to success.”

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