Chicago has a unique role in the sobering story of the 18th and 21st amendments to the U.S. Constitution. We have a conversation with legendary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, ahead of this Sunday's premiere of the highly anticipated film series: PROHIBITION.
The new miniseries about prohibition tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the 18th amendment to the Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. Beyond the oft-told tales of gangsters, rum runners, flappers, and speakeasies, epic filmmakers Burns and Novick tell the true story of America’s “Great Experiment.”
PROHIBITION is a three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series. It premieres on Oct. 2 at 7:00 pm, and Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 at 8:00 pm on WTTW11.
Check out a sneak peek of the film series in the video below.
Check out the story behind the music of the film in the video below.
Find out which actors and actresses are the voices of the film in the video below.
For more information about PROHIBITION and the filmmakers, please visit the links below.