The longest-running and largest film festival in the south, the 47th edition of the Nashville Film Festival presented by Nissan opens Thursday, April 14 at the Regal Green Hills Cinemas, and runs through Saturday, April 23. The Festival includes over 271 films (48 of which are premieres), including narrative features, documentaries, shorts, plus panels, music events and parties. This being Music City, there’s a special emphasis on Music Films with the Music Films/Music City Category is one-of-a-kind on the festival circuit. The Festival also shines a bright light on locally-made films and filmmakers. In addition to the opening night film, Love & Friendship, by Whit Stillman (The Last Days of Disco, Metropolitan, Barcelona), the first day of the Fest is dubbed Tennessee First, with a Tennessee-connected feature and multiple shorts collections. You can start digging into the schedule here.
As part a long-running partnership with the Festival that goes back to 2008, NowPlayingNashville.com will be offering a limited number of discounted $5 tickets each day to films screening the following day. This is a great opportunity to catch films from around the world and save enough money to get popcorn and a drink.
Here’s how it works:
- Each day, we’ll post available tickets for several films taking place the next day on our Discount Ticket Marketplace/Nashville Film Festival page located here. Go ahead and bookmark that page now and check it daily. We’ll also have a big graphic on our homepage slider, and post updates to our Twitter and Facebook pages. We’ll make it easy to find and buy the tickets.
- Once you find a film you want to see, simply buy your ticket, print it or save it to your phone and take it to the Festival. All Films are screened on the lower level of the Regal Green Hills Theatre. There are two parking decks available on the Cleghorn Ave. side.
Be sure to share these links with friends, and come back to let us know what you’ve seen in the comments. Enjoy!