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Nashville Jewish Film Festival 2018

Nashville Jewish Film Festival 2018

The Nashville Jewish Film Festival (NJFF) is a program of the Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC). In 2018 the NJFF will celebrate its 18th year of bringing educational, entertaining and thought-provoking Jewish-themed films to the Nashville community.

12 Hours of Terror

12 Hours of Terror

SOLD OUTThe Belcourt’s annual all-night horror festival rises like a vampire from its tomb to bring you a non-stop, all-night buffet of the best in ghastly grotesqueries, macabre mayhem, and outrageous obscurities spanning the decades.

Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Hansel and Gretel”

Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Hansel and Gretel”

Olde Worlde Theatre presents the time-honored classic Grimm tale of Hansel and Gretel . Our Halloween production is light, lively, silly and colorful. Our storytelling includes black light magic, movement,  mime, cool effects and audience participation for all ages.

Strong Leads Docs: A Film Seminar for High School Girls

Strong Leads Docs: A Film Seminar for High School Girls

Strong Leads Docs: A Film Seminar for High School Girls is a five-part after-school seminar spotlighting documentary films about and made by women. A presentation of the Belcourt’s education and engagement program, Strong Leads will explore landmark and new documentary films made by women and featuring girls and women from a range of cultures and backgrounds.

NJFF: 1945

NJFF: 1945

Two mysterious strangers appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. In the shadow of Russian occupation, post WWII, the people of the village are preparing for the wedding of the son of the clerk, but the bride’s former fiancé returns. Within a few hours, everything changes - secrets, sins, reckoning, betrayal, and confrontation ensue.

NJFF: LOVE, GILDA

NJFF: LOVE, GILDA

Weaving together recently discovered audiotapes, interviews, home movies and diaries, this film offers a window into the honest, whimsical world of a beloved performer. Featuring interviews from SNL cast members, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler and Martin Short.

Seminar: Exploring Womanhood in Horror, From Bad Seeds to Hysterical Hags

Seminar: Exploring Womanhood in Horror, From Bad Seeds to Hysterical Hags

Despite the genre’s reputation for being trivial and predictable, some feminist scholars argue that horror is one of the most influential and socially relevant categories in cinema, particularly in terms of studying gender. Presented by Lisa Williams, Lecturer of English and Women’s Studies at Middle Tennessee State University.

Words Caught in My Throat: A Film Seminar for Black 7th/8th Grade Girls

Words Caught in My Throat: A Film Seminar for Black 7th/8th Grade Girls

Designed to boost black female voices on both sides of the camera, Words Caught in My Throat provides an opportunity for African American girls to view and discuss films featuring girls and women of color, discuss the way identity is portrayed in film, and recognize their potential as storytellers.

Seminar: Scary Good Screenwriting

Seminar: Scary Good Screenwriting

Horror has always been part of cinema, from the short films of Méliès to the runaway success of GET OUT. How has this perennially popular genre delivered some of the most iconic moments in movie history? Shameless and structurally sound screenwriting! Presented by Diana Grisanti and Stephen Moulds, recent writers-in-residence in Vanderbilt’s cinema and media arts program.

CŒUR FIDÈLE (THE FAITHFUL HEART) with live score performed by Alloy Orchestra

CŒUR FIDÈLE (THE FAITHFUL HEART) with live score performed by Alloy Orchestra

The renowned Alloy Orchestra—whom Roger Ebert called “the best in the world at accompanying silent film”—returns to provide its signature musical accompaniment to this recent restoration of Jean Epstein’s formal tour de force: a tragic love story transformed into a visual feast set against the bars, docks and amusements of old Marseille.

NJFF: WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

NJFF: WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

The story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive is the most important cache of in-the-moment, eyewitness accounts. This film commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

With live cast Little Morals! This fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock 'n' roll tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter. 18+ only.

NJFF: PROMISE AT DAWN

NJFF: PROMISE AT DAWN

Closing Night: Complimentary Bubbly, L’Chaim! In this sensational adaptation of author Romain Gary’s memoir, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Pierre Niney star in a story of a man driven to greatness while in search of maternal approval.

Rental Screening: Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Rental Screening: Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a call to action where film-goers are transformed into a congregation of committed activists, dedicated to saving our increasingly threatened planet.

NEW JACK CITY

NEW JACK CITY

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him. A co-presentation with Sim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria

Peripheral Visions: NEXT OF KIN

Peripheral Visions: NEXT OF KIN

“A horror film quite unlike any other…” —Quentin Tarantino
Following her mother’s death, Linda Stevens (Jacki Kerin) takes over the family’s retirement home, but a dark malevolence lurks in the shadows...

The Ornaments in Concert

The Ornaments in Concert

Led by pianist Jen Gunderman, accompanied by bassist James “Hags” Haggerty and drummer Martin Lynds, The Ornaments play the classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas” record live from beginning to end.

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