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Free Screenings in May: Ric Burns Event & Veterans-Themed Indie Lens Pop-Up

Published on May 3, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free documentary screenings this month including a May 23 event with filmmaker Ric Burns and a May 17 veterans-themed event. Served Like a Girl, the final film in our 2017 – 2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up series, is a candid look at a shared sisterhood aiming to help the rising number of […]

NPT Highlights Locals and New Documentaries for Veterans Day 2017

Published on November 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Veterans Day programming for 2017 includes new documentaries, NPT originals on social media and the ongoing weekly replays of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Vietnam War series. Follow NPT on Facebook for a new collection of 30-second audiograms featuring Middle Tennessee veterans expressing their thoughts and concerns. Vietnam War-era veterans speak of lingering dissatisfaction with […]

Spend Thanksgiving with NPT

Published on November 21, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Thanksgiving is a time for kicking back and enjoying quality time with family and friends, even if that means finding a few moments between stuffing the turkey and launching the shopping season. Our Thanksgiving week schedule is flavored with programming to augment the holiday mood—you may even learn a thing or two! Tuesday, Nov. 24, […]

NPT Observes Veterans Day with Events, Programming

Published on October 27, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Veterans Day 2015 with two screening events and several on-air programs. Please join us in saluting veterans and their families. In the community Join us Saturday, Oct. 31, at Nashville Public Library’s main branch for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up event featuring a screening of Stray Dog, a documentary about Vietnam veteran […]

The Audience for We Shall Remain: Americans

Published on April 12, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

“The audience for this is not Native Americans, and it’s not non-Native Americans,” Ric Burns told Elizabeth Jensen in the New York Times about the PBS series American Experience: “We Shall Remain.” “It’s Americans.” Burns is the writer, producer and co-director — along with noted American Indian director Chris Eyre — of “Tecumseh’s Vision,” one […]