Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have filmed a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, which will premiere on Sunday, September 17 at 8:00 pm. In addition, UNC-TV will have additional screenings as listed below:

  • August 16, 2017 – Veterans’ Engagement & Documentary Screening in Jacksonville
  • 8:00 pm, August 28, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington
  • 8:30 am, September 6, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at the Richard Childress Racing Museum in Welcom
  • 7:00 pm, September 7, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at Sandhills Community College in Southern Pines in partnership with The Pilot
  • 7:00 pm, September 11, 2017 – Documentary Screening at the University of North Carolina in Asheville
  • 7:00 pm, September 14, 2017 – Documentary Screening and Recorded Panel Discussion at the NC Museum of History in Raleigh
  • 9:00-10:00 pm, September 29, 2017 Vietnam: Learning, Healing, and Counseling Live Studio Program at UNC-TV featuring an in-studio phone bank with VA counselors
  • October 2017 – Veteran Coffee Engagement & Documentary Screening at Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, NC
  • November 4, 2017 – Veterans Coffee Engagement at UNC-TV

Read more and take an advance look at the film here. The advance screening features interviews with filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series.


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