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Pushing the Elephant: The Panel Discussion

Published on March 29, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

When Elia Kazan Came to East Tennessee

Published on September 28, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

By Allison Inman When I tell friends I’m working on a documentary about Elia Kazan’s 1960 film Wild River, I don’t often hear that “ahh” of recognition. Despite being revered by modern critics, it’s never been released on DVD in the U.S., so it lurks in the shadow of Kazan giants like East of Eden […]

Women`s Empowerment Film Fest Comes to Nashville August 21

Published on August 5, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Free daylong series Aug. 21 features four documentaries with strong female characters – A Girl’s Life, Off and Running, Troop 1500, and Lakshmi and Me – followed by discussions. As NPT gets ready to partner with ITVS and the Nashville Public Library this October to launch our third season of ITVS Community Cinema in Nashville, […]

ITVS Community Cinema in Nashville 2009-10 Wrap-Up

Published on July 9, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

The fantastic 2009-10 Season of ITVS Community Cinema in Nashville has officially wrapped. We were holding on just a little while longer in hopes of finally screening The Horse Boy after two postponements, first due to severe weather, and second due to the Flood. But as you read on, you’ll see that all hope is […]

Community Cinema in Nashville Wraps

Published on May 28, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

ITVS Community Cinema in Nashville wrapped up last week, Wednesday May 20, at the Nashville Public Library downtown. Presented jointly by NPT, the Nashville Public Library and ITVS, we gave attendees a sneak peak at six documentaries airing on the Independent Lens series. We screened Lioness, I.O.U.S.A., Helvetica, Arusi Persian Wedding, Crips and Bloods: Made […]

(Later That Same Day) NPT at the Nashville Film Festival

Published on May 12, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

The 2009 Nashville Film Festival wrapped up a few weeks ago, after eight days of fantastic World, US and Southeastern premieres, celebrities, panels, workshops and parties. NPT was once again a part of the event, this time in a couple of ways. This year’s winner of the NPT Human Spirit Award was Crude, director Joe […]

Arusi Persian Wedding at Nashville Public Library

Published on February 16, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Last week, on Wednesday, February 11, Nashville Public Television, the Nashville Public Library and ITVS Community Cinema held the fourth installment of Community Cinema in Nashville. In the beautiful theatre at the downtown Nashville branch of the library, we advanced-screened ARUSI PERSIAN WEDDING, in which Iranian American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani travels to Iran with her […]