Video Fridays: Hemingway

Courtesy of Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

Ernest Hemingway at his home Cuba, late 1940s.

This past Monday, PBS released the first of its three-part, six-hour documentary exploring the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Fan of the iconic American writer or not, this feels like a must-watch. And bonus: according to PBS, “The filmmakers were granted unusually open access to the treasure trove of Hemingway’s manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs housed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston.” 

Check out the official trailer below, and don't forget the seven-minute “Behind the Scenes.”