Seven documentary Special Presentations including the World Premiere of James Keach’s Turning Point will screen at the upcoming 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival.
Nashville Film Festival (NaFF)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Nashville Film Festival (NaFF)
WHERE: Nashville, Tennessee
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Founded in 1969 by Mary Jane Coleman, NaFF was originally known as the Sinking Creek Film Celebration. Nearly 20 years later it was renamed as the Nashville Independent Film Festival and, later, the Nashville Film Festival in 2003. It was voted one of “25 film festivals worth the entry fee” by MovieMaker Magazine and highlighted as One of the Best Film Festival Prizes by Film Festival Today. Brooks Institute named it one of the top 5 film festivals in the U.S.
This year’s 49th Nashville Film Festival will screen 215 shorts film including films made by Dev Patel, Justine Bateman, and Neill Blomkamp
NashFilm Announces 2018 Feature Films Lineup for Narrative, Documentary, New Directors & Graveyard Shift Competitions
The Nashville Film Festival continues its lineup for the ten-day festival, running May 10 to 19, 2018, with the announcement of 48 additional feature films
Nashville Film Festival Announces 28 Films on 2018 Animated Feature Competition, Special Presentations, Spectrum + Spectrum Q Lineup
Twenty-eight Special Presentations, Animated Feature, Spectrum and Spectrum Q films including the world premiere of BENCHED are set for the 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival.
World Premiere of Documentary STEVEN TYLER: OUT ON A LIMB to Kick Off Nashville Film Festival [ Trailer ]
The world premiere of Steven Tyler: Out on a Limb will kick off the opening night of the 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival on May 10, 2018.
Some Freaks, The Eremites, Dog Years, Revengeance, The Nest, A Closer Walk With Thee are the winners of the top prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival.
Following the earlier announcement of the Music Films/Music City selection, Nashville Film Festival announced 48 additional feature films in the Narrative, Documentary, New Directors and Graveyard Shift competitions.
Music Films Featuring Snoop Dogg, Bonnie Raitt Among First 9 Titles Announced for 2017 Nashville Film Festival
Films featuring artists as diverse as Snoop Dogg, John Williams and Bonnie Raitt are among the first nine titles announced for the 2017 Nashville Film Festival taking place April 20 to 29, 2017.
The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) 2015 announced the 46th Annual Competition Award winners, including Grand Jury Prizes to Monument to Michael Jackson (pictured above), Orion: The Man Who Would Be King and other notable films. Best Original Song went to Brian Wilson for “One Kind of Love” fromLove & Mercy. According to the jury, its palpable portrayal of a child torn between two worlds earned Daytimer the Live Action Short Grand Jury Prize. Bear Storyset […]
Nashville Film Festival Unveils Narrative and New Directors Competition Film Selections incl. World Premiere of UNDISCOVERED GYRL Starring Christian Slater, Justin Long, Martin Sheen
The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) announced the film line-up for the Narrative and New Director Competitions, taking place April 17 – 26, 2014. NaFF has expanded to 10 days and two locations, with competition films, red carpet events, and opening and closing night parties at Regal Green Hills Stadium 16 and free films nightly at the Nissan Multicultural Village at Walk of Fame Park, downtown Nashville.
Films include the World Premiere of UNDISCOVERED GYRL directed by Allison Burnett, and starring Britt Robertson, Robert Patrick, Christian Slater, Justin Long, Martin Sheen, Kimberly Williams-Paisley. UNDISCOVERED GYRL follows the life of Katie Kampenfelt, a beautiful, imaginative teen who, after graduating from high school, decides to take a year off before college. Almost immediately Katie’s life begins to veer off course. Through the prism of a blog she writes, the audience is given a rare, voyeuristic glimpse into the imagination, sexual yearnings, and haunted psyche of a soul in progress.
Nashville Film Festival Announces Special Presentation, Opening Day and World Vanguard Films incl. World Premiere of THE IDENTICAL Starring Ashley Judd, Seth Green
The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) announced the Special Presentations line-up for the 45th annual Festival, taking place April 17 to 26th 2014. Films on opening day include the World Premiere of THE IDENTICAL directed by Dustin Marcellino and starring Blake Rayne, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Seth Green, Joe Pantoliano, Amanda Crew, Brian Geraghty. THE IDENTICAL is the story of a young couple, who give birth to identical twin boys in the depths of the Great Depression. Unable to care for both, the couple gives one son to be raised and adopted by an evangelist minister and his wife. The film tells the story of the separated twins, Drexel Hemsley and Ryan Wade, and the very different lives they lead–different except for a shared passion for music. Other films include the Tennessee Premiere of CHASING GHOSTS directed by Josh Shreve, and THE CASE AGAINST 8 directed by Ben Cotner and Ryan White.
Brian Owens, NaFF’s Artistic Director, programmed Opening Day with Nashville in mind. These are films made in or near the city, by a Tennessee filmmaker, or by a filmmaker well-loved by the NaFF festival audience.
‘After’ and ‘Beauty is Embarrassing’ open ‘BIG EASY EXPRESS’ and ‘Paul Williams Still Alive’ to close 2012 Nashville Film Festival
Continuing a trend started several years ago, two films will officially open and close the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) when it takes place April 19-26, 2012 at the Regal Green Hills Cinemas. Previously announced official selection “Beauty is Embarrassing” and the World Premiere of “After” will share the opening honors, while recently announced selections “BIG EASY EXPRESS,” and “Paul Williams Still Alive” will close it out. Written and directed by Ryan Smith, “After “ tells […]