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The Explorers Club Film Committee Presents: An Evening with Jungles in Paris

The Explorers Club and its Film Committee cordially invites you to an evening of exploratory filmmaking with Jungles in Paris.

Join this pioneering multimedia website’s founders — and Explorers Club members — Darrell and Oliver Hartman for a screening of short documentaries about the natural world and traditional cultures. Event will include brief discussions with filmmakers Jessica Beshir (Hairat, above) and Grant Slater (Mammoth) as well as a special presentation of a short documentary collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Hailed by The Guardian as one of the best independent travel publications, Jungles in Paris is a website and media company specializing in documentary storytelling on craft, culture, geography, and wildlife. The company works with an international team of contributors to produce and present “stunningly beautiful video postcards” ( – non-fiction films that illuminate hidden corners of the planet and show that “no matter how varied life might be in different parts of the world, we all share a common bond as human beings” (India Times).

Oliver Hartman is a filmmaker and co-founder of Jungles in Paris. His short documentaries have been featured on the websites of The Smithsonian, Outside, and Africa Geographic. Darrell Hartman is co-founder of Jungles in Paris and the editor of its website. He has written about exploration and the natural world for The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, The Paris Review, and other outlets.

Date: Thursday, March 1

Time: 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Screening

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: $10

Guest Ticket Price: $25

Reservation Notes:

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