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National Geographic Live and Omaha Performing Arts Bring National Geographic Filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade to Omaha

Jan 29, 2020, 13:22 PM by Dara Hogan

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE AND OMAHA PERFORMING ARTS BRING NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILMMAKER FILIPE DEANDRADE TO OMAHA

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Omaha Performing Arts and National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series are proud to announce “Untamed” with Filipe DeAndrade, a National Geographic filmmaker. The event will take place at Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Holland Performing Arts Center located at 1200 Douglas Street. 

Tickets starting at $12 are available at TicketOmaha.com, in person at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office located inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street, or by calling (402) 345-0606.  

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Filipe DeAndrade grew up wanting to tell animals’ stories and fell in love with photography. Today, Filipe is the star of National Geographic WILD web series Untamed with Filipe DeAndrade.
 
In 2015, Filipe won National Geographic’s “Wild to Inspire” short film competition and was invited to help shoot documentaries in Africa with National Geographic. This trip inspired him to explore his own backyard in Gainesville, Florida. His show, Untamed with Filipe DeAndrade, premiered in 2017 National Geographic WILD’s YouTube Channel.  With a crew of three, DeAndrade and his team have traveled across the United States in a repurposed ambulance filming in Florida, South Carolina, Louisiana, and New Mexico. They’ve had close encounters with crocodiles, mountain lions, coyotes, monkeys, birds, and an 87-pound snapping turtle. Currently, DeAndrade continues to capture incredible phenomena through his series. 
 
National Geographic Live is the live events division of National Geographic. With a broad roster of talent including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, National Geographic Live’s critically acclaimed programs have connected with audiences worldwide for over a century. Currently, National Geographic Live events are held in a variety of cities around the world, including, Seattle, Tampa, Los Angeles, and Calgary. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. For more information, visit nationalgeographic.com/events