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Franklin Det. Leigh Ann Hester Honored in 2018 Nat’l Memorial Day Concert

Published on May 25, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT observes Memorial Day with a live broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 27, at 7 p.m. with an encore presentation immediately following at 8:30 p.m. The concert will be hosted by actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinese and will include a mix of performances, readings and tribute segments highlighting significant […]

Free Screenings in May: Ric Burns Event & Veterans-Themed Indie Lens Pop-Up

Published on May 3, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free documentary screenings this month including a May 23 event with filmmaker Ric Burns and a May 17 veterans-themed event. Served Like a Girl, the final film in our 2017 – 2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up series, is a candid look at a shared sisterhood aiming to help the rising number of […]

NPT’s Free Indie Lens Pop-Up of ‘Look & See,’ Wendell Berry Doc, Is April 19

Published on April 11, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings continue Thursday, April 19, with Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky at Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, 37228) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free, but RSVPs are requested at wendell-npt.eventbrite.com. Seating will be first come, first served. A panel discussion […]

Join NPT for two free documentary screenings at Watkins College of Art

Published on March 14, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free screening events in the coming weeks. The first is Thursday, March 22, and features Dolores, part of our Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The documentary is about Dolores Huerta, feminist icon and activist for labor, Chicano and civil rights causes. This event takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Watkins […]

Black History Month Programming on NPT is On-Air and Online

Published on February 10, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Black History Month on NPT brings a collection of programs to entertain, inform and inspire. Anchoring this year’s lineup is the Independent Lens broadcast of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, premiering Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m. This documentary by Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams highlights the role […]

NPT’s 2017-2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up Series Opens with John Coltrane Bio

Published on September 20, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is partnering with Watkins College of Art to host a new season of free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings. All six screenings will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228) and reservations are required. The first event of the new season […]

NPT Hosts Free ‘Newtown’ Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening in March

Published on February 22, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Join us Tuesday, March 14, for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Newtown, a powerful documentary that explores the aftermath and resilience of a community devastated by trauma. The event takes place in the Nashville Downtown Public Library auditorium (615 Church St., 37219) and begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The screening begins […]

Black History Month Programming on NPT

Published on February 2, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Black History Month with a number of exciting programs celebrating the lives and accomplishments of African Americans. We’ll also premiere our latest history documentary, First Black Statesmen: Tennessee’s Self-Made Men, about a group of African-American legislators in the late 1800s.   Other highlights from our February offerings include: Wednesday, February 10, at […]

Join NPT’s screenings online and in person this January

Published on January 12, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

This month we’re hosting three documentary screenings and discussions, including two online events you can take part in from the comfort of your own home. Join us online viewing and live chats The first event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. and is an online viewing and live chat of our […]

NPT Observes Veterans Day with Events, Programming

Published on October 27, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Veterans Day 2015 with two screening events and several on-air programs. Please join us in saluting veterans and their families. In the community Join us Saturday, Oct. 31, at Nashville Public Library’s main branch for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up event featuring a screening of Stray Dog, a documentary about Vietnam veteran […]