Community Cinema

Black History Month Programming on NPT

Posted by on January 30, 2015 at 4:04 pm

NPT is observing Black History Month with a number of exciting programs celebrating the lives and accomplishments of African Americans. Here’s an overview of February’s offerings: Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. Shakespeare Uncovered features Morgan Freeman investigating the origins of The Taming of the Shrew. Freeman was the star of a […]

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

Posted by on September 10, 2014 at 4:43 pm

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 […]

Venue/Date Change: `Let the Fire Burn` Joins Community Cinema During Nashville Film Fest

Posted by on March 20, 2014 at 9:50 am

Update. This post was update on 3/27 to reflect a change in date and venue from NPT Studio A to Regal Green Hills Theatre 14. A special screening of Let the Fire Burn, a 2014 Independent Spirit Award Winner, has been added to the Community Cinema schedule on Tuesday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m. as part […]

`The Trials of Muhammad Ali` Screens February 19 at Community Cinema in Studio A.

Posted by on February 10, 2014 at 10:37 am

Community Cinema in Studio A, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Nashville Public Television (NPT), with presenting partner Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), offers an advance screening of The Trials of Muhammad Ali on Wednesday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the NPT Arts Center. The film, by Academy Award-nominated director Bill Siegel (“The Weather […]

Community Cinema in Studio A Kicks off Dec 4 | Season Includes 5 Films Through May

Posted by on November 18, 2013 at 11:35 am

  NPT  Presents ‘Community Cinema in Studio A’ Free Lunchtime Screenings New season of documentary film series to take place at NPT Arts Center; Includes five films over six months. Community Cinema, a national civic engagement initiative by ITVS featuring screening of films from the Emmy ® Award-winning PBS series “Independent Lens,” will partner with […]

2011-12 Season of Community Cinema Nashville Announced

Posted by on August 29, 2011 at 9:18 am

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, […]

Welcome to Shelbyville: The Panel Discussion

Posted by on May 23, 2011 at 10:16 am

Part of the NPT co-presented ITVS Community Cinema Nashville series, we screened the Independent Lens documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville” last week at the downtown Nashville Public Library. The film examines a community, 60 miles from Nashville, struggling in an economic downtown with a burgeoning immigrant population. A panel discussion followed with director Kim Snyder and […]

NPT Invites You to Shelbyville

Posted by on May 13, 2011 at 11:53 am

The Nashville Public Television and national PBS broadcast of Welcome to Shelbyville is just around the corner (Tuesday, May 24 at 9:00 p.m.) But tomorrow, at the Nashville Downtown Public Library, NPT viewers can get a more personal experience with the film. Join NPT and ITVS Community Cinema Nashville at 2:30pm for a free reception, […]

Pushing the Elephant: The Panel Discussion

Posted by on March 29, 2011 at 8:58 am

Following an NPT co-presented screening of ITVS Community Cinema screening at the Nashville Public Library of the documentary “Pushing the Elephant, panelists Bethany Haley and Quincee Gideon of eXile International and Marie-Aimee Abizera, African Leadership Refugee Ministry discussed the issues raised in the film. Community Cinema coordinator Allison Inman moderated. Thanks to the Nashville Public […]

A Teen Facing Life: Thoughts on Cyntoia Brown and Her Story

Posted by on February 22, 2011 at 9:48 am

By Molly Secours Imagine a young girl that has been abandoned early on by her biological mother and grandmother — who both share a history of emotional instability (including drug and alcohol abuse) and several generations of suicidal behavior. In spite of being adopted and nurtured by a loving family, by her teen years she […]