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National Geographic Channel to salute slain filmmaker Tim Hetherington

Timh The National Geographic Channel on April 25 will broadcast an encore of the award-winning "Restrepo," the documentary co-directed by photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed Wednesday while covering the conflict in Libya.

The 9 p.m. airing of "Resterpo," which chronicles the deployment of U.S. troops in the Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous outposts in Afghanistan, will be expanded for television and include a special tribute to Hetherington. The documentary was nominated for an Academy Award for documentary feature and was also a Grand Prize Jury winner at the Sundance Film Festival.

Hetherington was killed by an explosion while covering battles between rebels and Libyan government forces.

-- Greg Braxton

[UPDATED AT 1:30 p.m.] An earlier version of this post mistakenly said the film would air Aug. 25]

Photo: Tim Hetherington. Credit: Valerie Macon / Getty Images


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