This special event will include a screening of the documentary, a special Q&A with the filmmaker Larry Hott of Florentine Films, and previews of other War of 1812 film projects.
The preview will be held at the Landmark Theatres' Harbor East Cinema in Baltimore, Maryland. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Film program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Purchase your advance tickets on line or at the box office for $15. Tickets will cost $20 at the door.
For two and a half years, Americans fought against the British, Canadian colonists, and native nations. The war threatened the existence of Canada and divided the United States so deeply that the nation almost broke apart. With stunning reenactments, evocative animation, and the incisive commentary of key experts, The War of 1812 presents the conflict that forged the destiny of a continent.
The War of 1812 is a production of WNED-TV, Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc., in association with WETA Washington, D.C. Due to time limitations, this film has been edited from its original version. The War of 1812 will premiere on national TV on October 10, 2011 on PBS stations. For more information about the film, please visit PBS.