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Nashville Film Festival Releases Complete Features Lineup

Nashville Film Festival Releases Complete Features Lineup

The Nashville Film Festival (NAFF) has announced its full line-up of feature films, including special presentations. NAFF programmers combed through more 31,000 submissions.

READ ALSO: Nashville Film Festival Announces 2014 Program, Including ‘Identical’ Opener

Besides the traditional narrative, documentary and first time director competitions, NAFF features a separate competitions for music and horror films. The festival also dedicates a competition exclusively to films with a focus on the state of Tennessee.

Special presentations include Fox Searchlight’s “Calvary” and Radius-TWC’s “The One I Love,” both of which premiered at Sundance back in January. 

READ ALSO: Sundance Review: ‘The One I Love’ Starring Elizabeth Moss & Mark Duplass

The Robin Williams drama “Boulevard” will also screen as a special presentation on the heels of its Tribeca premiere.

NAFF runs from April 17-26 at the Regal Green Hills Cinema and Downtown Nashville.

For the full line-up, care of the press release, see below:

Special Presentations
 
American Commune
Directors: Rena Mundo Croshere, Nadine Mundo. USA. 90 minutes.

Boulevard
Director: Dito Montiel. USA. 100 minutes.

Calvary
Director: John Michael McDonagh. Ireland / United Kingdom. 100 minutes.

Dom Hemingway
Director: Richard Shepard. United Kingdom. 93 minutes.

Field of Lost Shoes
Director: Sean McNamara. USA. 94 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

Happy Christmas
Director: Joe Swanberg. USA. 78 minutes.

Ida
Director: Pawel Pawilkowski. Poland. 80 minutes.

Locke
Director: Steven Knight. United Kingdom. 85 minutes.

Lucky Them
Director: Megan Griffiths. USA. 97 minutes.

Obvious Child
Director: Gillian Robespierre. USA. 83 minutes.

The One I Love
Director: Charlie McDowell. USA. 91 minutes.

Words and Pictures
Director: Fred Schepisi. USA. 111 minutes.
 
World Cinema
 
The Amazing Catfish
Director: Claudia Sainte-Luce. Mexico. 89 minutes.

Bethlehem
Director. Yuval Adler. Israel / Belgium / Germany. 99 minutes.

Butter on the Latch
Director: Josephine Baker. USA. 63 minutes.

Long Way Home
Director: Måns Nilsson. Sweden / USA. 87 minutes. N. AMERICAN PREMIERE

Manakamana
Director: Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez. Nepal / USA. 117 minutes.

Metro Manila
Director: Sean Ellis. United Kingdom / Philippines. 115 minutes.

A Story of Children and Film
Director: Mark Cousins. United Kingdom / France. 101 minutes.

Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
Director: Denis Côté. Canada. 95 minutes.

When the World’s On Fire
Director: James Clauer. USA. 70 minutes. WORLD PREMIRE.
 
Narrative Competition
 
The Animal Project
Director: Ingrid Vininger. Canada. 90 minutes.

Buzzard
Director: Joel Potrykus. USA. 97 minutes.

Club Sandwich
Director: Fernando Eimbcke. Mexico. 82 minutes.

The Enemy Within
Director: Yorgos Tsemberopoulos. Greece. 107 minutes.

Grace
Director: Heath Jones. USA. 95 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

The House That Jack Built
Director: Henry Barrial. USA. 90 minutes.

The Identical
Director: Dustin Marcellino. USA. 88 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

The Invisible Collection
Director: Bernard Attal. Brazil. 89 minutes.

Little Brother
Director: Seric Aprymov. Kazakhstan. 97 minutes.

Love Me
Directors: Maryna Gorbach, Mehmet Bahadir Er. Turkey | Ukraine. 90 minutes.

Maryan
Director: Ganapathy Bharat. India | Namibia. 150 minutes.

Noble
Director: Stephen Bradley. Vietnam | United Kingdom. 101 minutes.

Peace After Marriage
Director: Ghazi Albuliwi. USA. 86 minutes.

Something Necessary
Director: Judy Kibinge. Germany | Kenya. 85 minutes.

Test
Director: Chris Mason Johnson. USA. 89 minutes.

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely
Director: Josephine Decker. USA. 94 minutes.

Undiscovered Gyrl
Director: Allison Burnett. USA. 100 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.
 
New Directors Competition
 
1982
Director: Tommy Oliver. USA. 80 minutes.

9 Full Moons
Director: Tomer Almagor. USA. 103 minutes.

As It Is in Heaven
Director: Joshua Overbay. USA. 86 minutes.

Before I Disappear
Director: Shawn Christensen. USA. 94 minutes.

Chasing Ghosts
Director: Josh Shreve. USA. 93 minutes.

Congratulations!
Director: Mike Brune. USA. 90 minutes.

Drunktown’s Finest
Director: Sydney Freeland. USA. 95 minutes.

Forty Years from Yesterday
Director: Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck. USA. 76 minutes.

I Believe in Unicorns
Director: Leah Meyerhoff. USA. 80 minutes.

Medeas
Director: Andrea Pallaoro. Italy, Mexico, USA. 97 minutes.

OJ: The Musical
Director: Jeff Rosenberg. USA. 90 minutes.

The Resurrection of a Bastard
Director: Guido van Driel. Netherlands. 89 minutes.

Trap Street
Director: Vivian Qu. China. 93 minutes.

White Shadow
Director: Noaz Deshe. Tanzania / Germany. 117 minutes.
 
Documentary Competition
 
Art War
Director: Marco Wilms. Egypt, Germany. 84 minutes. NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE.

Besa: The Promise
Director: Rachel Goslins. Albania / USA. 90 minutes.

Blackout: On Swan Pond
Director: Scott Colthorp. USA. 95 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

Butterfly Girl
Director: Cary Bell. USA. 76 minutes.

The Case Against 8
Directors: Ben Cotner, Ryan White. USA. 112 minutes.

Farmland
Director: James Moll. USA. 70 minutes.

Fight Church
Director: Daniel Junge, Bryan Storkel.  USA. 84 minutes.

Freedom Summer
Director: Stanley Nelson. USA. 113 minutes.

Happy Valley
Director: Amir Bar-Lev. USA. 98 minutes.

The Human Experiment
Director: Dana Nachman, Don Hardy Jr. USA. 80 minutes.

Kidnapped for Christ
Director: Kate S. Logan. USA / Dominican Republic. 85 minutes.

The Overnighters
Director: Jesse Moss. USA. 100 minutes.

Point and Shoot
Director: Marshall Curry. USA / Libya. 83 minutes.

SlingShot
Director: Paul Lazarus. USA. 97 minutes.

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness
Director: Ben Rivers, Ben Russell.  France / Germany / Estonia / USA. 98 minutes.

The Starfish Throwers
Director: Jesse Roesler. USA. 83 minutes.

Stream of Love
Director: Agnes Sós. Hungary / Romania. 70 minutes. NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE.

This Time Next Year
Director: Jeff Reichert, Farihah Zaman. USA. 83 minutes.

WHITEY: The United States of America v. James J. Bulger
Director: Joe Berlinger. USA. 130 minutes.
 
Music Films / Music City Competition
 
The 78 Project Movie
Director: Alex Steyermark. USA. 98 minutes.

Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory
Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett. USA. 73 minutes.

The Ballad of Shovels & Rope
Director: Jace Freeman. USA. 72 minutes.

Béla Fleck: How to Write a Banjo Concerto
Director: Béla Fleck. USA. 97 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

Brasslands
Director: The Meerkat Media Collective. USA / Serbia. 84 minutes.

A Film About Kids and Music
Director: Ramon Tort. Spain. 101 minutes.

Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me
Director: James Keach. USA. 116 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

I Lay Where I Fall
Director: Andrew Stubbs. USA. 88 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty
Director: Greg Oliver. USA. 80 minutes.

Led Zeppelin Played Here
Director: Jeff Krulik. USA. 90 minutes.

The Road to Fame
Director: Hao Tu. China / Netherlands / Denmark / United Kingdom. 80 minutes.

Take Me to the River
Director: Martin Shore. USA. 95 minutes.

The Winding Stream
Director: Beth Harrington. USA. 90 minutes.
 
Tennessee First
 
Banjo Romantika: American Bluegrass Music & The Czech Imagination
Director: Shara Lange. USA. 65 minutes.

Beautiful Jim
Director: Rex Jones. USA. 53 minutes.

Closer to God
Director: Billy Senese. USA. 84  minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

A Decade With an Unsigned Rock Band
Director: Criss Cheatham. USA. 81 minutes. WORLD PREMIERE.

Riser: Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards. USA. 45 minutes.

Something, Anything
Director: Paul Harrill. USA. 88 minutes.
 
Graveyard Shift
 
Blood Tokoloshe
Director: Jordan Harland. South Africa. 72 minutes. NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE.

Borgman
Director: Alex van Warmerdam. Netherlands. 113 minutes.

The Congress
Director: Ari Folman. Israel / France. 122 minutes.

Proxy
Director: Zack Parker. USA. 120 minutes.

The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears
Director: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani. Belgium. 102 minutes.

Wetlands
Director: David Wnendt. Germany. 105 minutes.

Wild Domestic
Director: Kyle Komline. USA. 74 minutes.

You and the Night
Director: Yann Gonzalez. France. 98 minutes.

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