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Colin Hanks Added To Celebrity Lineup Of The 2018 Nashville Film Festival
Monday, April 23, 2018

COLIN HANKS ADDED TO CELEBRITY LINEUP OF THE 2018 NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
SPECIAL SCREENING OF ALL THINGS MUST PASS CONFIRMED FOR MAY 17
April 23, 2018 (Nashville, TN) –The 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival continues its announcement of incredible star-power participation with acclaimed actor and director Colin Hanks confirmed to attend a special screening of his acclaimed 2015 Tower Records documentary All Things Must Pass followed by an intimate Q&A. This marks the Nashville premiere of the documentary which explores the rise and fall of Tower Records and its legacy forged by its founder Russ Solomon and its place in the music industry. The special screening will take place at on Thursday, May 17 (7 pm) at Regal Hollywood 27, tickets will be available for individual purchase to NashFilm members on Monday, April 16 and to the public on Wednesday, April 18. General Admission tickets will be $15.
“Russ was truly one of a kind, and I’m incredibly grateful that I was not only able to help tell his story with All Things Must Pass but far more importantly I got to know Russ and am lucky to have been able to call him a friend,” said Hanks. “I’m honored that the Nashville Film Festival will be showing the documentary as we honor his contribution to the music world.”
“As we continue the tradition of celebrating the music industry as a key component of our festival, it seems fitting to have this documentary screened following Russ’ passing and we’re honored that Colin will be part of the special event with a Q&A to talk about the man he profiled and the friendship they established,” said Brian Owens, Nashville Film Festival’s Artistic Director.
Earlier in the day, Hanks will also pay tribute to Solomon during his induction into the Music Business Hall of Fame, as part 60th anniversary conference of the Music Business Association (Music Biz).
The Nashville Film Festival offers individual screening tickets, membership prices as low as $45 and more. To learn more, and to see the most updated agenda, visit https://nashvillefilmfestival.org.
ABOUT NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
In May 2018, the Nashville Film Festival will celebrate its 49th annual event with 10 days of can’t miss film premieres, red carpet events and informational panels featuring industry leaders. The Festival, which was voted one of “50 Film Festivals worth the entry fee” by MovieMaker Magazine, highlighted as One of the Best Film Festival Prizes by Film Festival Today and named by Brooks Institute as one of the top 5 film festivals in the U.S., presents the best in World Cinema, American indies, documentaries, and numerous short form programs by veteran masters, up-and-coming directors, and first-time filmmakers. With Oscar Award qualifying status and numerous well-attended shorts programs, the Nashville Film Festival has screened many prize-winning narrative and animated shorts including 13 Assassins, (500) Days of Summer, Cyrus and Academy Award nominees, I Am Love, Ajami, and Dogtooth. Celebrity honorees and participants have included Oprah Winfrey, Susan Sarandon, William Shatner, William H. Macy, Al Gore, Nicole Kidman, Danny Glover, Vincent D’Onofrio and many more. Additional information on the festival and its 2018 schedule can be found at nashvillefilmfestival.org.
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