Penguin Spotting and Free Fro-Yo Coming to DC Area

We’ve been counting down to the premiere of Frozen Planet in the U.S. at Discovery for a while, and now we’re ready to take to the streets (and Metro) in the Washington, D.C. area to spread our excitement! If you’re riding the Metro on Friday afternoon (March 9), keep your eyes open for one of the tuxedoed stars of Frozen Planet. Feel free to challenge him to a dance off,…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership’s ‘Inside Story’ Makes North American Premiere

Last week, Silver Spring rolled out the red carpet for the North American premiere of a new film that seeks to revolutionize HIV/AIDS education for millions in sub-Saharan Africa, Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS. Hosted at the beautiful AFI Silver, the event brought together several members of the pan-African cast and crew, leaders in the eradication of HIV/AIDS — including Ambassador Eric Goosby, United States Global AIDS Coordinator, African…

Silverdocs Takes Over Silver Spring, Attracts Doc Fanatics

This week marked the official start of summer across the northern hemisphere and the return of Silverdocs, the annual AFI-Discovery Channel film festival, in Silver Spring. Silverdocs, now in its ninth year, has quickly become one of the top film festivals in the U.S. and includes seven days of film screenings along with a concurrent five-day conference supporting documentary filmmakers. With close to 30,000 people descending upon Silver Spring (also…