Arts & Culture

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) today announced the films selected for the New Directors competition for the 46th Nashville Film Festival, April 16 – 25th at Regal Green Hills Cinema.
“This group of new directors is really quite extraordinary,” said Brian Owens, NaFF Artistic Director. “The entries take on so many different obstacles with humor, sincerity and even a little fantasy in some cases - ranging from the politics of the Hungarian Revolution to the state of youth sports and even how family dynamics change as we get older.”

Sixteen FirstBank branches around middle and west Tennessee are conducting a donation drive for Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee to benefit its mission of providing employment and training opportunities for people struggling to find a job.

The drive will last throughout the month of March. Bank employees, customers and the community are encouraged to participate by bringing their donations of gently used clothing, shoes, housewares and other goods into the bank, where clearly marked bins will be set up to receive them.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2731 Lebanon Pike in Nashville’s Donelson neighborhood will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on three consecutive days, March 24-26, for Southwest Airlines, which seeks to fill 38 positions at Nashville International Airport.

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) today announced the selections for the Gibson Music Documentaries for the 46th Nashville Film Festival, April 16 – 25th at Regal Green Hills Cinema.

“These music documentaries bring music lovers surprising stories they have never heard. This is a remarkable collection of World, Southeast and Tennessee premieres, that cross many music genres,” said Brian Owens, NaFF Artistic Director. “There is truly something for everyone – from Blues, Country, and Gospel to Disco and Rock.”

Van Eaton Galleries,  one of the world’s premier animation artwork and collectible galleries held the highly-anticipated “The Story of Disneyland” auction this weekend in Sherman Oaks, California. Bidders gathered each day under a tent, constructed specifically to hold the hundreds of anxious bidders who showed up for the two sessions, in hopes that they would take home a piece of Disneyland magic. Bidders from around the globe bid online and by phone in a fast and furious pace all day.