BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Merrimack//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Merrimack Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20140309T070000 RDATE:20140309T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20141102T060000 RDATE:20141102T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20140122T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20140122T200000 LOCATION:Rogers Center for the Arts GEO:42.668347;-71.122072 SUMMARY:"The Birth of a Nation" DESCRIPTION:Directed by D. W. Griffith  who co-wrote the screenplay (with Frank E. Woods)\, and co-produced the film (with Harry Aitken). It was released on February 8\, 1915. The film was originally presented in two parts\, separated by an intermission.\n\n The film chronicles the relationship of two families in Civil War and Reconstruction-era America: the pro-Union Northern Stonemans and the pro-Confederacy Southern Camerons over the course of several years.\n\n Despite the film's controversial content\, Griffith's innovative film techniques make it one of the most important and influential films in the commercial film industry.\n\n 6:30 p.m. Commentary\n\n 7:00 p.m. Screening with live accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis\n\n Free X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n Directed by D. W. Griffith  who co-wrote the screenplay (with Frank E. Woods), and co-produced the film (with Harry Aitken). It was released on February 8, 1915. The film was originally presented in two parts, separated by an intermission.\n

\n The film chronicles the relationship of two families in Civil War and Reconstruction-era America: the pro-Union Northern Stonemans and the pro-Confederacy Southern Camerons over the course of several years.\n

\n Despite the film's controversial content, Griffith's innovative film techniques make it one of the most important and influential films in the commercial film industry.\n

\n 6:30 p.m. Commentary\n

\n 7:00 p.m. Screening with live accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis\n

\n Free\n

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\n165 minutes\; 1915 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR