Joe and Anthony Russo Come to DC to Talk Bringing Avengers: Infinity War to the Screen

Directors Joe Russo and Anthony Russo are returning to Washington, DC to discuss their new entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War. The film is their follow up to 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, which they also came to DC to discuss. They debuted in the Marvel film universe with Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014.

Avengers: Infinity War, brings together the Avengers and their allies to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation puts an end to the universe. It’s the culmination of all of the Marvel films bringing together characters from across all of the franchises.

In conversation with NPR’s Linda Holmes, the Russo brothers discuss their experiences in transporting the adventures of the iconic superheroes from the page to the screen. Before stepping behind the camera for the Captain America series, they served as executive producers and directors for several TV series, including Community and Happy Endings, earned a Primetime Emmy for directing the pilot episode of the cult hit Arrested Development, and made their film debut with 2002’s Welcome to Collinwood.

The event takes place May 2, 2018 at 7pm at the George Washington University Lisner Auditorium.

Tickets are $25 for members of the Smithsonian and $35 for non-members.