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NPT’s 2017-2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up Series Opens with John Coltrane Bio

Published on September 20, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is partnering with Watkins College of Art to host a new season of free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings. All six screenings will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228) and reservations are required. The first event of the new season […]

NPT Announces Indie Lens Pop-Up Screenings for 2015-2016

Published on September 1, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

We are pleased to announce a new season of Indie Lens Pop-Up free documentary screenings hosted by NPT. Culled from the 2015-2016 season of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning PBS and NPT series Independent Lens, the 2015-2016 lineup includes six new documentaries exploring issues from race to gun violence, from veterans’ issues to autism. The […]

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

Published on September 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

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

Published on November 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

  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 […]

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

Published on July 31, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

Beth Curley Gets Nashy | Mayor Dean Praises `Children`s Health Crisis`

Published on February 26, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

As previously announced, NPT president and CEO Beth Curley received The Nashy Award last week for Outstanding Contributions to the Growth of the Nashville Film and Cultural Community. The award was presented by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at the annual Nashville Film/Television Town Meeting at the Belcourt Theatre on February 19.  Prior to Dean’s comments […]

Media Update: Geena Davis Leads Women and Girls in Nashville

Published on May 25, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Academy Award winning actress Geena Davis spent two days in Nashville this week promoting the work of the Women and Girls Lead public media campaign, Nashville Public Television, the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in the Media and the  Andrews Institute of Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University. Wednesday featured a online-only social screening of War […]

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

Published on February 27, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

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. […]

NPT Invites You to Shelbyville

Published on May 13, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

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, […]

Why `For Once In My Life` Matters: Especially in Music City

Published on January 19, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

Making the case for why musicians should see “For Once in My Life.”