Documentaries

Holocaust Remembrance Month Online Screening of Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust.

Posted by on April 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm

New OVEE platform allows users to watch together and engage with panelists and filmmaker. To mark the conclusion of Holocaust Remembrance Month 2013, Nashville Public Television (NPT) and The Tennessee Holocaust Commission (THC) will present a special free online social screening of the NPT original documentary “Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust” on Thursday, May […]

`Remote Area Medical` Named 2013 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at Nashville Film Festival

Posted by on April 17, 2013 at 10:24 am

The Nashville Film Festival may not begin until tomorrow, but one award has already been announced. We have chosen “Remote Area Medical,” directors Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman’s document of the annual three day “pop-up”  medical clinic organized by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM) at the Bristol, Tennessee NASCAR speedway, as the 2013 recipient […]

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: […]

`Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope` Tells Inspiring Story of Israeli Astronaut (Director Interview)

Posted by on January 24, 2013 at 8:15 am

Watch Space Shuttle Columbia – Preview on PBS. See more from Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope. Coming to NPT and PBS stations nationwide on Thursday, January 31 at 9:00 p.m. CT (check local listings), Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope is the untold inspirational story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, a fighter pilot and son […]

Join us for an Online Social Screening of American Graduate documentary `Translating the Dream`

Posted by on January 18, 2013 at 3:12 pm

(Updated 1/22/13 at 11:59 to add additional panelist) In advance of the broadcast premiere of our latest American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen documentary, Graduation By The Numbers on Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 p.m., join NPT and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) for an online-only social screening of our first documentary, “Translating the Dream.” […]

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

Posted by on September 18, 2012 at 1:22 pm

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: 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
Input

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. […]

(Media Update) What If `Davidson County`s Youngest Murderer` Had Been `Interrupted?`

Posted by on February 14, 2012 at 10:41 am

By Molly Secours When I first met Terrence he was 16 years old and had already been living in a Nashville Juvenile prison for four years. Arrested at 12 years old for fatally shooting a 40-year old man during a ‘drug deal gone bad,’ Terrence had the dubious honor of being dubbed ‘Davidson County’s youngest […]