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 Nashville Public Television (NPT) and take place this season in NPT’s Studio A, inside the NPT Arts Center at 161 Rains Avenue in Nashville*. The screenings will be free, include a complimentary light lunch, and occur at 11:30 a.m. one Wednesday a month from December to May (excluding April). Screenings of the approximately one-hour films will conclude with a facilitated discussion. Attendees should RSVP to screenings by the Monday prior.
Films this year includes “The State of Arizona” (Carlos Sandoval, Catherine Tambini/USA); “La Marthas” (Cristina Ibarra/USA); “The New Black” (Yoruba Richen/USA); “The Trials of Muhammad Ali” (Bill Siegel/USA); and “Medora” (Andrew Cohn, Davy Rothbart/USA). A full schedule, and more information about each film, is available at http://www.nptinternal.org/mediaupdate/2013/11/18/communitycinemastudioa/.
Additionally, a special screening of "Let the Fire Burn" (Jason Osder / USA) will take place Tuesday, April 22 at 11:30 am at the Regal Green Hills Cinemas Theatre 14 and coincide with the 2014 Nashville Film Festival, held April 17-26 at Regal Green Hills Cinemas and venues throughout the city.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT 4/22 SCREENING WILL TAKE PLACE AT REGAL GREEN HILLS CINEMAS IN THE GREEN HILLS AREA OF NASHVILLE.
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Nashville Public Television
Nashville Public Television, Nashville’s PBS station, is available free and over-the-air to nearly 2.4 million people throughout the Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky viewing area, through its main NPT and secondary NPT2 channels, and to anyone in the world through its stable of NPT Digital services, including wnpt.org, YouTube and the PBS video app. The mission of NPT is to provide, through the power of traditional television and interactive digital communications, high quality educational, cultural and civic experiences that address issues and concerns of the people of the Nashville region, and which thereby help improve the lives of those we serve.