The Vietnam War – Movie Screening & Listening Circle

The Vietnam War – Movie Screening & Listening Circle

MOVIE SCREENING & LISTENING CIRCLE

The Vietnam War

Documentary by Lynn Novick and Ken Burns

The Vietnam War is still a very emotional topic for many Americans, esp. for Veterans. Lynn Novick and Ken Burns have created a riveting 10-part Documentary that recently aired on PBS. We invite all veterans, their families and peace activists to a communal screening of these movies.

The screenings are followed by a listening circle where you have the opportunity to share your experiences, memories or opinions in a safe and non-judgemental environment, or just listen.

Location:

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Fellowship Hall
301 E Lopez Ave
Port Angeles WA 98362
360-452-2323
htlc@olypen.com

Dates:

OCT 26,   6 pm        “Déjà Vu” (1858-1961)

NOV 2,   6 pm        “Riding the Tiger” (1961-1963)

NOV   9,   6 pm        “The River Styx” (January 1964-December 1965)

NOV 16,   6 pm        “Resolve” (January 1966-June 1967)

NOV 30,   6 pm        “This Is What We Do” (July 1967-December 1967)

DEC,   7,   6 pm        “Things Fall Apart” (January 1968-July 1968)

DEC 14,   6 pm        “The Veneer of Civilization” (June 1968-May 1969)

JAN   4,    6 pm        “The History of the World” (April 1969-May 1970)

JAN 11,   6 pm        “A Disrespectful Loyalty” (May 1970-March 1973)

JAN  18,   6 pm        “The Weight of Memory” (March 1973-Onward)

Episodes run 90 – 120 min.

PBS Description:

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, and secret audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations.

PBS licenses the event. Thanks to KCTS9. There is an opportunity to donate to our local PBS station. Let us know if you are planning to attend so we can have enough refreshments.

PBS Resources

Click on the link below to check out PBS resources.

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-vietnam-war/resources/

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