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‘Rumble’ kicks off NPT’s Indie Lens Pop-Up series at Watkins

Published on December 6, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

The new season of NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings begins Jan. 10, 2019. NPT is partnering with Watkins College of Art again this year to host the screenings 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Watkins theater (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228). The screenings are free, but reservations are required. […]

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’s Free Indie Lens Pop-Up of ‘Look & See,’ Wendell Berry Doc, Is April 19

Published on April 11, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings continue Thursday, April 19, with Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky at Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, 37228) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free, but RSVPs are requested at wendell-npt.eventbrite.com. Seating will be first come, first served. A panel discussion […]

NPT’s Annual Big Yellow Bird Bash Hatches April 21, 2018

Published on April 4, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s annual Big Yellow Bird Bash spring fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Houston Station in Wedgewood-Houston. Guests are encouraged to wear yellow (anything from formal to spirited) and pose for photos on the Yellow Carpet during this evening of of dancing, food, cocktails and a silent auction. Proceeds support NPT’s educational, cultural and […]

Join NPT for two free documentary screenings at Watkins College of Art

Published on March 14, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free screening events in the coming weeks. The first is Thursday, March 22, and features Dolores, part of our Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The documentary is about Dolores Huerta, feminist icon and activist for labor, Chicano and civil rights causes. This event takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Watkins […]

NPT’s Indie Lens Pop-Up Features ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ HBCU Doc in Feb.

Published on January 8, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings continue Thursday, Feb. 8, with Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228). The event is free, however reservations are required at rising-npt.eventbrite.com. Panelists […]

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 […]

Free Screening at Watkins of Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City

Published on June 7, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

In February, the new PBS initiative Blueprint America brought NPT and public television viewers Beyond the Motor City, a documentary examining how Detroit, a symbol of America’s diminishing status in the world, may come to represent the future of transportation and progress in America. The filmmakers are now taking the documentary on the road. On […]