Civil War

‘Reconstruction: A Moment in the Sun’ premieres in April on NPT

Posted by on April 23, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Reconstruction: A Moment in the Sun, the ninth of NPT’s original Tennessee Civil War 150 documentaries, premieres Thursday, April 23, at 8 p.m. An encore presentation airs  Monday, April 27, at 11 p.m. The documentary is a riveting tale of revenge, domestic terror and broken promises after the Civil War, told through reenactments and interviews […]

`Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom` Premieres July 11 – Tells Story of the Washingtons

Posted by on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 am

by Chloe Cable NPT Intern Nashville Public Television’s award winning Tennessee Civil War 150 series aims to explore our state’s pivotal role in the Civil War, and is continuing to do so in its new documentary, “Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom,” premiering Friday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. (Rebroadcast at 11:30 p.m.). After […]

NPT Productions `ArtQuest` and `Looking Over Jordan` Grab 2014 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Posted by on January 27, 2014 at 2:32 pm

NPT Productions, ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War, picked up Emmys on Saturday night when the Midsouth Regional Awards were announced at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei […]

Online Social Screening of `Southern Belle` and chat with Filmmaker 8/1

Posted by on July 31, 2013 at 11:12 am

Southern Belle was a bit of a sensation, and brought with it a fair share of controversy when it premiered at the Nashville Film Festival in 2010, and subsequently, when it aired on NPT and other PBS stations. The documentary film, by MakeWright Film partners Kathy Conkwright and Mary Makley, is an insider’s look at […]

`Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War` Premieres February 21

Posted by on February 18, 2013 at 4:06 pm

The latest documentary in our Emmy Award Winning TENNESSEE CIVIL WAR 150 series, LOOKING OVER JORDAN: AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND THE WAR,  premieres this Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m., with a rebroadcast on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 p.m. About the documentary: The Civil War began as a means of preserving the Union. But to nearly […]

Mary Chapin Carpenter Shares Emmy Accolades with Nashville Public Television

Posted by on January 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Grammy-Winning Singer-Songwriter Wins for Narration of Civil War Doc on Women Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter has added an Emmy Award to her accolades. Carpenter picked up an Emmy at the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 26 for her narration on the Nashville Public Television (NPT) documentary, No Going Back: Women and […]

NPT Civil War Series Wins Two Regional Emmy Awards

Posted by on January 27, 2013 at 3:56 pm

We are proud to announce that two documentaries in our Tennessee Civil War 150 series picked up Emmy® Awards last night when the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards were announced at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Crisis of Faith won in the DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL category, earning statuettes for Justin Harvey, Paul Mojonnier and Kevin Crane, while No Going Back: […]

Media Update: NPT Tracks `Crisis of Faith` in Episode of `TN Civil War 150` | Amy Grant Narrates

Posted by on June 11, 2012 at 9:42 am

From the NPT Pressroom: UPDATED 6/12/12 to announce Amy Grant’s participation as narrator. Religion and History Scholars Provide Context on Division That Led to War; Amy Grant Narrates NASHVILLE, Tennessee –  June 7, 2012 — The vast majority of Americans in the first half of the 19th Century were highly religious, overwhelmingly Christian, and believed […]

(Media Update) Children`s Health Project and Secession Score Midsouth Emmys

Posted by on March 18, 2012 at 7:40 pm
Emmy MidSouth

We are proud to announce that Nashville Public Television (NPT) picked up two Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night at the 26th Annual awards ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. In the Community Service category, our Children’s Health Project, made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as […]

(Media Update) `Southern Belle` to Screen in Australia

Posted by on February 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Southern Belle is headed south — real south, that is — to Sydney, Australia to screen as part of this year’s INPUT conference and festival.  Filmmakers  Mary Makley & Kathy Conkwright will be in attendance to present the film, and will follow it with a Q&A with attending public television professionals from around the world. […]