NASHVILLE — August 18, 2017 — The State Museum and Nashville Public Television will present a free, advance film screening of The Vietnam War, by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, on Saturday, September 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum.
The screening will last about one hour and will be followed by Vietnam Voices, a panel discussion with veterans who served in the war, moderated by Dr. Lisa Budreau, the museum’s senior curator of military history.
The Vietnam War is a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which will premiere on Nashville Public Television (NPT) in September. In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. The Vietnam War features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.