Next Door Neighbors

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Taste of Home’ premieres Thursday, April 25

Posted by on April 19, 2019 at 11:59 am

Taste of Home, the 12th documentary in NPT’s award-winning Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Thursday, April 25, at 8 p.m. The documentary will also be broadcast on Wednesday, May 29, at 1 a.m. and will be available for online viewing at ndn.wnpt.org/documentaries. This edition of Next Door Neighbors highlights members of Middle Tennessee’s Ethiopian, Palestinian […]

NPT Receives $75,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for ‘Next Door Neighbors’

Posted by on July 5, 2018 at 8:15 am

Nashville Public Television is one of eight Tennessee nonprofit organizations to receive a 2018 Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video shorts, aims to shed light on Nashville’s status as a destination city for refugees and immigrants and […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Between Two Worlds’ Premieres Thursday, April 26

Posted by on April 24, 2018 at 8:00 am

Between Two Worlds, the 11th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Thursday, April 26, at 8 p.m. This edition of Next Door Neighbors highlights members of Middle Tennessee’s Indian, Chinese and Filipino communities. These groups represent the largest source countries for U.S. immigration through the H-1B visa program, the temporary work visas issued to […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Belonging’ Premieres Tuesday, May 30

Posted by on May 25, 2017 at 8:00 am

Belonging, the 10th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Tuesday, May 30, at 9:30 p.m. In this edition of Next Door Neighbors, we examine the lives of several Middle Tennesseans who grapple with what it means to belong, to be foreign-born and still fit into American culture. How do experiences of acceptance and […]

NPT Receives $70,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for Next Door Neighbors Project

Posted by on July 6, 2016 at 8:00 am

Nashville Public Television announced today that it is a 2016 recipient of a Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project, which aligns with the Nissan Foundation’s mission of promoting the value of cultural diversity and building inclusive communities. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Becoming American’ Documentary Premieres June 23

Posted by on June 23, 2016 at 3:10 pm

  Across the United States, mid-sized cities like Nashville are experiencing unprecedented growth in their international populations. Together these communities are redefining the traditional international city on a smaller local scale. Nashville Public Television’s Next Door Neighbors series of documentaries looks at the challenges faced and the contributions made by people who have come from […]

NPT Productions Lands Five Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Posted by on November 21, 2014 at 1:19 pm

NPT celebrated another successful year at the 29th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night! Receiving five nominations from five different categories both inspired and encouraged our entire station. A full listing of categories and productions, including those individuals nominated, follows. DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL Aging Matters: End of Life, Beth Curley, Mary Makley MAGAZINE PROGRAM Tennessee Crossroads: Ridin’ […]

New Storytellers Blog Highlights the Stories of Nashville Immigrants and Refugees

Posted by on June 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm

We are proud to announce the launch of a new blog dedicated to showcasing the stories of Nashville’s immigrants and refugees. NPT’s Next Door Neighbors Storytellers blog, accessible at blogs.wnpt.org/storytellers, is the web portal for a community project that expands on the Emmy award-winning Next Door Neighbors documentary series. Building on NPT’s close relationships with […]

NPT and Scarritt-Bennett Center Screen and Discuss `Arab American Stories` October 25

Posted by on October 10, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Film shows complexities of the Arab American experience and features those with mission to help the wider community; Nashville Arab Americans to be part of discussion Continuing a partnership and tradition that began more than three years ago with the Next Door Neighbors project, Nashville Public Television (NPT) and the Scarritt-Bennett Center invite the community to […]

Like `Next Door Neighbors` on the Stage | TWTP`s `Voices of Nashville` Runs October 4-20

Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

“Next Door Neighbors was an inspiration for us,” said Christine Mather and Sara Sharpe, playwrights of Voices of Nashville, during an NPT Reports interview with NPT’s LaTonya Turner.  “To be able to have that trove, where we could hear voices outside of our own comfort zone.” That our Next Door Neighbors project would have that […]