“The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns” film discussion series

Bluffton Branch
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Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 1:00pm4:00pm
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Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 1:00pm4:00pm
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Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 1:00pm4:00pm
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Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 1:00pm4:00pm
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Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 1:00pm4:00pm

“The Civil War,” the groundbreaking documentary series by Ken Burns, will be screened over five consecutive Saturday afternoons as the Beaufort County Library system commemorates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War through its “One County Reads One War” initiative.  This award-winning documentary by acclaimed director Ken Burns is a masterpiece of primary source material and narration of real people's experiences during the war. Each afternoon screening will be accompanied by guided discussion and Civil War themed refreshments during intermission. This event is free and open to the public. To learn more about the film visit http://www.pbs.org/civilwar/
Full Episode Schedule:
Saturday, September 21st showing Episode 1: “The Cause” (99 min)
Saturday, September 28th showing Episodes 2 & 3:
“A Very Bloody Affair” and “Forever Free” (145 min)
Saturday, October 5th showing Episodes 4 & 5:
“Simply Murder” and “The Universe of Battle” (157 min)
Saturday, October 12th showing Episodes 6 & 7:
“Valley of the Shadow of Death” and “Most Hallowed Ground” (142 min)
Saturday, October 19th showing Episodes 8 & 9:
“War is Hell” and “The Better Angels of Our Nature” (157min)