NaFF BLOG

The Aurochs are Here
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

If you live in Nashville, today is like a holiday (for movie lovers). The most fascinating, moving motion picture of the year is finally here. Beasts of the Southern Wild opens at the Belcourt today. Buy tickets NOW. With the success the Belcourt has had with Moonrise Kingdom, I suspect Beasts tickets are soon to…

First Trailer for Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Released
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=j9Hjrs6WQ8M] I’m excited about this one. The visuals look a little over-the-top, but considering it’s about a boy who survives a shipwreck with a tiger named Richard Parker, that’s probably not something to worry about.

TIFF Begins Line-Up Announcements
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Toronto has released its initial slate of films (links to a .pdf) and it’s an impressive list. Along with the normal slate of things us poor people couldn’t see at Cannes, there are some heft world premieres. Including Joe Wright’s adaptation of Anna Karenina, which I wasn’t terribly excited about until he said his biggest inspiration…

Congrats to NaFF Filmmakers
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Macky Alston’s Love Free or Die and Nelson Chang’s The Magic Life (which had its world premiere here last April) were both selected for DocuWeeks and will get Academy qualifying runs in both New York and Los Angeles. Also, Mai Iskander, who won the 2009 Reel Current Award for Garbage Dreams (which made the Academy…

Big Easy Express Tonight at Belcourt
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

If you missed it as the festival’s closing night film, Grimey’s and The Belcourt are doing a free screening of Big Easy Express tonight. Doors open at 10 PM and the show starts at 10:30 PM. Enjoy!