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Hot tickets at 50th NashFilm Festival!

Posted by Larry Gleeson

Things are heating up at the 50th Anniversary of the Nashville Film Festival while the temperatures outside are coming down!

Tickets and badges are available here: Nashville Film Festival Ticketing.

Hot tickets for upcoming films include the following:

Berry

Music Documentaries | Chuck Berry: Directed by John Brewer
Sunday 10/6 2:00 PM

Chuck Berry managed to cross the racial divide in 1950’s America with the power of a well-crafted song and a Fender guitar, only to discover that what was on the other side held the organized prejudice of a nation. This is a highly artistic nod to Chuck Berry’s legacy that shines a light on the facts and phantoms around the story of the true King of Rock & Roll. Cast: Chuck Berry, Alice Cooper, Themetta Berry, Joe Perry, Carles Berry, Stevie Van Zandt. TICKETS

Who's the Girl

Who’s the Girl | Directed by Bart Peters
Sun. Oct. 6, 3:30 PM

This original Big Branch documentary is about a powerful Nashville vocalist, soulful performer and three-time Grammy winner no one’s ever heard of. The journey of Ashley Cleveland unveils the inner struggles of an artist admired by many and misunderstood by the industry, following her as she unearths musical honesty and ultimately discovers a place where she is seen, heard, and belongs. Cast: Ashley Cleveland, GarthBrooks, Kenny Greenberg, Emmylou Harris TICKETS

Berry

Music Documentaries | Chuck Berry: Directed by John Brewer
Sunday 10/6 2:00 PM

Chuck Berry managed to cross the racial divide in 1950’s America with the power of a well-crafted song and a Fender guitar, only to discover that what was on the other side held the organized prejudice of a nation. This is a highly artistic nod to Chuck Berry’s legacy that shines a light on the facts and phantoms around the story of the true King of Rock & Roll. Cast: Chuck Berry, Alice Cooper, Themetta Berry, Joe Perry, Carles Berry, Stevie Van Zandt. TICKETS

Sheriff of Mars

The Sheriff of Mars | Directed by Jason Ressler, Matthew Woolf
Sun, Oct 6, 7:00 PM
Mon, Oct 7, 1:30 PM

This is an uplifting tale of the musical redemption of a lovable, complex artist who exudes a magical and unique authenticity. Daniel Antopolsky is a country singer/songwriter who was discovered in France when he was 65. He had with him “he had 500 of the best songs no one had ever heard”. Today, he has released 4 albums with major media attention and toured the world with his music. Watch his rise as a Nashville recording artist and concert musician. TICKETS

Thing You Do

That Thing You Do | Directed by Tom Hanks, 1996
Johnathon Schaech in attendance for Q&A!

Sun.Oct. 6, 5:00 PM

Wily band manager, Mr. White, helps a small-town band achieve big time success when they release a Beatles-style pop song in 1964. Pennsylvania band the “Oneders” become a sensation after their drummer breaks his arm, and is replaced by jazz enthusiast, Guy Patterson, who injects something a bit different into their music. Cast: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn TICKETS

Berry Hill

Berry Hill | Directed by Buzz Cason and Mark Harper
Tues. Oct. 8, 2:30 PM 

Nashville’s Berry Hill, now home to 40 music studios, took off when Buz Cason opened Creative Workshop there in 1970. He quickly recorded five number one hits by the Gatlin Brothers, and followed up with top artists like Gene Cotton, Kim Carnes, Dottie West, Kenny Rogers, the Doobie Brothers, Olivia Newton-John, Roy Orbison, The Faces, Merle Haggard, Leon Russell, Elvis Presley and more. The studio, known now as Blackbird, is owned by John McBride, and is one of Nashville’s premier recording studios, sound engineer schools and equipment rental companies. TICKETS

Bluebird

Bluebird | Directed by Brian Loschiavo
Still Tickets Available
Tues. Oct. 8, 5:30 PM / 7:00 PM / 7:15 PM / Sat. Oct. 12, 12 PM

It was 1982, and Amy Kurland, a 27-year-old culinary school graduate, was opening a café in the strip mall of an upscale Nashville suburb. She had no idea it would eventually become the most influential listening room in America. Over the next three decades, with Amy’s unwavering passion to showcase and nurture new talent, this unassuming venue would help birth legendary careers of Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Vince Gill, Taylor Swift and countless more. The film features unforgettable performances by Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Maren Morris, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell and many more. TICKETS

Scream Queen

SCREAM, QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET | Directed by Roman Chimienti, Tuler Jensen

Tues. Oct 8, 6:00 PM

Mark Patton travels to horror conventions across the U.S. Each new city unwraps a chapter from his life that is met with equal parts joyful and bittersweet detail, as he attempts to make peace with his past and embrace his legacy as cinema’s first male “scream queen.”

Extra Treat

The 2019 Nashville Film Festival has over 300 films of the year’s best independent films from across the globe. Check out the official trailer:

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