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Maya Angelou, Smokey Robinson Among 2017 Black History Month Features

Published on February 2, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Black History Month with new programs celebrating the lives and accomplishments of African Americans. This year’s offerings include a new profile of Maya Angelou; a Smokey Robinson special, a new Henry Louis Gates Jr. series; and The Talk, an insightful documentary about conversations parents of color feel they must have with their […]

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 […]

NPT Announces Indie Lens Pop-Up Screenings for 2015-2016

Published on September 1, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

We are pleased to announce a new season of Indie Lens Pop-Up free documentary screenings hosted by NPT. Culled from the 2015-2016 season of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning PBS and NPT series Independent Lens, the 2015-2016 lineup includes six new documentaries exploring issues from race to gun violence, from veterans’ issues to autism. The […]

Brooks Fund History Project Documentary Airs on NPT

Published on June 20, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

A Secret Only God Knows, a documentary produced to mark the 20th anniversary of the Brooks Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, premieres Thursday, June 25, at 9:30 p.m. on NPT. The 30-minute documentary grew out of the Brooks Fund History Project, a multimedia documentation of the lives and experiences of Middle Tennessee’s […]

‘NPT Presents: Community Cinema’ Announces 2014-15 Season | Return to Nashville Public Library

Published on September 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Community Cinema, presented by Nashville Public Television, celebrates its seventh year in Nashville with a return to the main branch of the Nashville Public Library and six new documentaries culled from the upcoming Emmy and Peabody Award-winning PBS and NPT series Independent Lens. The screenings and post-film discussions will take place from October to May […]

We Want Your Photos of Nashville from the Mid-70`s to the New Century

Published on November 13, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Our original series, Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs, has chronicled the city’s journey from a small town on the Cumberland River to a banking powerhouse in the 1920s, a recording capitol in the 50s and a sprawling metropolis in the 70s. In Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs Vol. IV we will see Nashville […]

The Puppets are Coming to Pledge: March 3 from 7-10 pm

Published on February 25, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

In what organizers are fairly certain is unprecedented, puppets are going to take over the Nashville Public Television pledge set on Sunday, March 3 from 7-10 p.m., during the broadcasts of “An Evening with Jerry Lewis: Live from Las Vegas” and “Brit Floyd.”  The puppets, from Nashville Public Library’s Wishing Chair Productions and stars of […]

2011-12 Season of Community Cinema Nashville Announced

Published on August 29, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

From our friends at Community Cinema: Season Opens Saturday, September 17 with Afghanistan-set “Peace Unveiled.” ITVS, together with partner station Nashville Public Television (NPT) and series partners Nashville Public Library, Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) and Hands On Nashville, is proud to announce the 2011-12 season of ITVS Community Cinema Nashville. Now in its four year, […]