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To Commemorate the Most Nominated Documentary of 2018, National Geographic is Making JANE Available for Free to All


Free Viewing Window Kicks off Aug. 13 on Nat Geo TV Website

National Geographic announced today that JANE, the seven-time Emmy®-nominated
documentary written and directed by Brett Morgen, will be made available
for free starting today, Aug. 13, for a special two weeks of viewing on
the Nat Geo TV website.

While the film, hailed by Vogue as "one of the best documentaries of all
time," has already been viewed by over 11 million people worldwide, the
network plans to expand its audience even further. The documentary will
be available to all to watch for free on the Nat Geo TV website,
without cable credentials, for two weeks (Aug. 13-27). The link to the
viewing platform can be found here.

To help spread Jane Goodall's message, National Geographic also created
a free guide
to facilitate discussion and get young people talking about what this
film means to them personally. In collaboration with National
Geographic's nonprofit education division, a "Dear Jane" letter-writing
campaign resulted in over 500 student essays explaining how Goodall has
inspired them. These students had the opportunity to see JANE but
there are still a number of people who have not yet had access, which
drove the decision to set a free, two-week viewing experience on this month.

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN
Messenger of Peace, has had a lifelong partnership with National
Geographic. In 1960, she first set foot in Gombe, Tanzania, where the
documentary opens. Three years later, National Geographic published its
first cover story about Goodall and her research. Fifty-five years
later, the institution is as dedicated to celebrating the trailblazer's
wisdom and achievements as ever. JANE is a direct extension of
Goodall's work, an honest portrayal of how she herself struggled with
making moral and ethical decisions throughout her career. With the film
even more accessible to Nat Geo's unparalleled global audience,
Goodall's legacy will continue to inspire a new generation through the
power of science, exploration and storytelling.

JANE, nominated for an Emmy® for Outstanding
Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Directing for a
Documentary/Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Picture Editing for a
Nonfiction Program, Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking,
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or
Multi-Camera), Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single
or Multi-Camera) and Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program, is
also available on the National Geographic Video On-Demand MVPD
platforms, the TVE apps and Hulu, in addition to being available for
purchase on iTunes and Amazon.

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National Geographic Partners LLC

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National
Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world
premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled
portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic
television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo
MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic's media and
consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines;
National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms;
books; maps; children's media; and ancillary activities that include
travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and
e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our
world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 130 years,
and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going
further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the
world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP
returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic
Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation
and education. For more information, visit or, or find us on FacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+, YouTubeLinkedIn and Pinterest.

About JGI:

The Jane Goodall Institute is a global community conservation
organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. By
protecting chimpanzees and inspiring action to conserve the natural
world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the
environment. Founded in 1977 by Dr. Goodall, JGI makes a difference
through community-centered conservation and the innovative use of
science and technology. We work closely with local communities around
the world, inspiring hope through the collective power of individual
action. Through Roots & Shoots, our youth-led community action and
learning program, young people in 100 countries are acquiring the
knowledge and skills to become compassionate conservation leaders in
their own backyards. For more info about Dr. Goodall and the Jane
Goodall Institute, visit

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