West Hartford - University of Hartford professor Richard Freund and his team are getting national attention for their research into the legendary island city of Atlantis, according to the Associated Press.

They will be featured on the National Geographic Channel's Finding Atlantis on March 13. The university is hosting an advance screening of the documentary on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.

Freund is the Director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. He and his team of researchers employed satellite space photography, ground penetrating radar, underwater archaeology and historical sleuthing in an effort to find Atlantis near the coast of Spain.