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Two Free Screenings of “Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns”

Join WUFT for a preview screening of Ken Burns’s new film “Country Music,” an eight-part, 16-hour documentary series directed and produced by Ken Burns, written and produced by Dayton Duncan, and produced by Julie Dunfey, that explores the history of a uniquely American art form.

WHAT: Advance Screening of “Country Music,” A Film by Ken Burns

WHEN: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. (6 p.m. screening is sold out)

WHERE: The Hippodrome Theatre: 25 SE 2nd PL, Gainesville, FL 32601

Reservations are REQUIRED for this free, public event. To reserve seating, please click here.

About the Film

“Country Music” chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form. From southern Appalachia’s songs of struggle, heartbreak and faith to the rollicking western swing of Texas, from California honky-tonks to Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, we follow the evolution of Country Music over the course of the twentieth century, as it eventually emerged to become “America’s music.” Directed and produced by Ken Burns and produced by Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey—Emmy-award winning creators of PBS’s most-acclaimed and most-watched documentaries for more than a quarter century, including “The Civil War,” “Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery,” “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” “The Dust Bowl” and many more. Click here for more information.”

Preview

Learn more about Ken Burns’s “Country Music”: pbs.org/kenburns/country-music

Sponsored by:
Donnelly and Gross