The Pacific (HBO) - Members Only
The HBO Miniseries
Executive Producers Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Gary Goetzman
Reception at 7:00 pm
Film Screening at 8:00 pm
Total running time: 60 min.
Members-only premiere screening of the first part of the HBO miniseries The Pacific, an epic ten-part event that is a Playtone and Dreamworks production. The Pacific tracks the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines'Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene B. Sledge'across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The first part focuses on the immediate aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The Pacific is based in part on the books Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie and With the Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge, with additional material from Red Blood, Black Sand by Chuck Tatum and China Marine by Eugene B. Sledge, as well as original interviews conducted by the filmmakers. The Pacific debuts on HBO March 14.
Discussion follows with James Bradley, author of Flyboys, Flags of Our Fathers, and The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War.
Online registration is preferred. Space is limited; reservations taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Members-only, free for members. Limit 2 tickets per membership.
NOTE: Registered tickets not picked up by 7:50 pm will be forfeited.
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