The filmmakers discuss their decision to make a film about the Vietnam War era. Find out about the creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick premiering Sun, September 17.

THE VIETNAM WAR is a 10 part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Premieres Sunday, September 17.

In an immersive narrative, Ken Burns and Lynn 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.

Watch a half hour preview, September 1st at 10:30 pm.