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The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) is a globally-recognized non-profit organization and cultural event presenting the best in world cinema, American independent films and documentaries by veteran masters, up-and-coming directors, and first-time filmmakers.

With Academy Award® qualifying status, the Nashville Film Festival celebrates innovation, music and the many voices of the human spirit through the art of film. Originally founded in 1969, the Nashville Film Festival is one of the first film festivals in the United States and will present its 51st annual festival October 1-7, 2020.

The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) is a globally-recognized non-profit organization and cultural event presenting the best in the world cinema, American independent films and documentaries by veteran masters, up-and-coming directors, and first-time filmmakers.

With Academy Award® qualifying status, the Nashville Film Festival celebrates innovation, music and the many voices of the human spirit through the art of film. Originally founded in 1969, the Nashville Film Festival is one of the first film festivals in the United States and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in October, 2019.

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NEWS & FEATURES

NashFilm 2020 Screenwriting Competition – Open for Entries

NashFilm’s 2020 Screenwriting Competition is now open for entries.  Earlybird deadline is March 27. Now entering it’s 7th year, the Screenwriting Competition is an important part of the Nashville Film Festival and an opportunity for talented screenwriters to showcase their work and network with other filmmakers, industry executives and other accomplished writers. Enter here:  …

Announcing OPERA NOIR filmfest!

Nashville Opera and Nashville Film Festival are pleased to announce the first ever OPERA NOIR filmfest.  Tennessee’s most innovative filmmakers are invited to create short black-and-white films inspired by John Hoomes’ new noir staging of Verdi’s RIGOLETTO.  The winning film will be showcased as part of Nashville Opera’s RIGOLETTO at TPAC Jackson Hall, April 9…

NEWS & FEATURES

NashFilm 2020 Screenwriting Competition – Open for Entries

NashFilm’s 2020 Screenwriting Competition is now open for entries.  Earlybird deadline is March 27. Now entering it’s 7th year, the Screenwriting Competition is an important part of the Nashville Film Festival and an opportunity for talented screenwriters to showcase their work and network with other filmmakers, industry executives and other accomplished writers. Enter here:  …

Announcing OPERA NOIR filmfest!

Nashville Opera and Nashville Film Festival are pleased to announce the first ever OPERA NOIR filmfest.  Tennessee’s most innovative filmmakers are invited to create short black-and-white films inspired by John Hoomes’ new noir staging of Verdi’s RIGOLETTO.  The winning film will be showcased as part of Nashville Opera’s RIGOLETTO at TPAC Jackson Hall, April 9…

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