Our expanded 2021 festival plan includes a full range of in-person screenings at venues throughout Nashville in addition to festival films, panels, and Q&As securely online! The 52nd Nashville Film Festival extends our important goals to elevate and honor filmmakers, screenwriters, musicians, and artists from around the world and here in Tennessee. This year’s festival will feature more than 150 films, Creators Conference panels, Q&As, the annual Music Program, and other exclusive content in an engaging mix of in-person and online events. VIP BADGES ON SALE NOW!
The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) is a globally-recognized non-profit organization and cultural event presenting the best in world cinema, American independent films and documentaries by veteran masters, up-and-coming directors, and first-time filmmakers.
With Academy Award® qualifying status, the Nashville Film Festival celebrates innovation, music, and the many voices of the human spirit through the art of film. Originally founded in 1969, the Nashville Film Festival is one of the first film festivals in the United States and will present its 52nd annual festival Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2021.
NashFilm discovers, elevates, and honors filmmakers, screenwriters, and music makers from Tennessee and around the world while engaging, connecting, and strengthening the Nashville community.