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NPT Highlights Locals and New Documentaries for Veterans Day 2017

Published on November 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Veterans Day programming for 2017 includes new documentaries, NPT originals on social media and the ongoing weekly replays of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Vietnam War series. Follow NPT on Facebook for a new collection of 30-second audiograms featuring Middle Tennessee veterans expressing their thoughts and concerns. Vietnam War-era veterans speak of lingering dissatisfaction with […]

‘Swim Team’ Named 2017 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at NaFF

Published on April 28, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Human Spirit Award is presented each year to a Nashville Film Festival 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. This […]

NPT Produces New ‘Champions’ Spots for American Graduate Day, Sept. 17

Published on September 8, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The fifth annual American Graduate Day is Saturday, Sept. 17, and will feature a live block of programming hosted by journalist Soledad O’Brien with news segments, performances, interviews and mini-documentaries. NPT is an active participant in the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen public media initiative and as such regularly creates documentaries and short video […]

NPT Presents Special Programming on Thursday Nights

Published on August 3, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Over the coming weeks, NPT will broadcast a number of programs that examine our nation’s history of political and racial tensions so that we might better understand the events of today. “Through engagement with these topics, we seek to enrich the lives of everyone who calls Nashville home,” said Beth Curley, NPT’s president and CEO. […]

Programming Offers Historical, Cultural Look at the Olympics

Published on July 28, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

It’s that time again. The Olympic team uniforms have been revealed (and critiqued), the first athletes have arrived in Rio and Olympic tie-in campaigns are well underway. But if you’re still seeking context for these Games, tune to NPT beginning this weekend for a look at historical, cultural and even gastronomic aspects of the Summer […]

Special screening of `Nostalgia for the Light` at Lipscomb HumanDOCS Series

Published on September 18, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Nashville Pubic Television is proud to partner with Lipscomb University’s HumanDOCS film series and P.O.V. on Wednesday, September 26 at 8:30 p.m. at the Shamblin Theatre for an advance screening of Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán‘s Nostalgia for the Light.  In the visually stunning and extraordinary documentary, Guzmán uses the Atacama Desert in northern Chile — […]

(Media Update) 29 Things You Can `Watch Now` on Wnpt.org

Published on February 28, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

You have an extra day this year. What are you going to do with it? Since we’re excited about the launch of our new Video.Wnpt.org  “Watch Now” video portal, we think Leap Day is a good opportunity to remind you about all the great shows and documentaries you can now access, and maybe catch up […]

POV Announces 2009 Season

Published on March 23, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

“New Muslim Cool,” world premiering at next month’s San Francisco International Film Festival, will kick off the 2009 season of the venerable PBS documentary series P.O.V., according to executive producer Simon Kilmurry. “We’ve spent hundred of hours screening nearly 1,000 films, countless hours debating and arguing, and we’ve had to make some difficult choices along […]

Save The Date: Sweet Old Song at the Country Hall March 22

Published on February 25, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

March marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of Tennessee-born stringband fiddler Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong. To celebrate the late legend, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, in partnership with NPT and P.O.V. will present a screening of SWEET OLD SONG, the 2001 documentary that follows Armstrong interacting with his two great loves: […]

NPT and POV Present Johnny Cash Film at the Family Wash

Published on July 29, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

In advance of the national broadcast premiere of the P.O.V. Film Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music, NPT, The Family Wash Bar/Restaurant and P.O.V. are Presenting a free advance screening of the film at THE FAMILY WASH in East Nashville on Saturday, August 2, 8:00 p.m.. The Wash is located at 2038 Greenwood […]