Human Spirit

‘Accidental Courtesy’ Named 2016 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at NaFF

Posted by on April 20, 2016 at 8:00 am

NPT’s Human Spirit Award is presented each year to a Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) documentary selection and acknowledges a filmmaker’s work that best explores and captures the human spirit. The film must illuminate in a high artistic manner the important characteristics of what it means to be human: generosity, kindness, mercy, compassion, fortitude and honor. […]

`The Starfish Throwers` Named 2014 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at Nashville Film Festival

Posted by on April 14, 2014 at 10:25 am

The Starfish Throwers, director Jesse Roesler‘s exploration of how three of the world’s most fiercely compassionate individuals fight hunger and struggle to restore hope to the hopeless in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways, has been named the winner of the 2014 NPT Human Spirit Award at the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), which begins Thursday, April […]

HumanDocs at Lipscomb Screens NPT Award Winner `Remote Area Medical` Tonight (Wed. Nov. 6)

Posted by on November 6, 2013 at 11:07 am

  Remote Area Medical, winner of the 2013 NPT Human Spirit Award at the 2013 Nashville Film Festival, screens tonight, Wednesday, November 6, at 8:30 pm  at Lipscomb University’s Shamblin Theater, as part of the university’s excellent HumanDocs film series. The time couldn’t be riper to see this film. Directors Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman’s film offers a moving […]

`Remote Area Medical` Named 2013 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at Nashville Film Festival

Posted by on April 17, 2013 at 10:24 am

The Nashville Film Festival may not begin until tomorrow, but one award has already been announced. We have chosen “Remote Area Medical,” directors Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman’s document of the annual three day “pop-up”  medical clinic organized by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM) at the Bristol, Tennessee NASCAR speedway, as the 2013 recipient […]