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Nashville Film Festival Celebrates a Record Breaking 45th Year

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NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL

CELEBRATES 45TH ANNIVERSARY AND A RECORD BREAKING YEAR!

Tickets Sales up 30%, 255 films from 53 Countries, Over 1500 Screenplay Entries

Nashville, TN — Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) celebrated its 45th Anniversary this week with an incredible week of film in two locations. For the first time ever, the festival presented more than 250 films from over 50 countries, further cementing its record-breaking year.

“This has truly been a spectacular year for the Nashville Film Festival presented by Nissan. It was our first year with 10 days of film at Regal Cinemas Green Hills and 9 days of events at our outdoor NaFF Cinema at Walk of Fame Park in Downtown Nashville”, shared Ted Crockett, Executive Director of the Nashville Film Festival.

With over 42,000 in attendance between both locations, the festival has exceeded last year’s total festival attendance by over 40%. The free NaFF Cinema at Walk of Fame in Downtown Nashville presented films for 9 days throughout the festival on its brand new 30′ outdoor screen. “We are already planning new and exciting ways to feature films to the public in outdoor settings in the months and years to come,” said Crockett.

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Nicole Kidman, Delia Ephron, Music Supervisors, Off-Site Screenings and Concerts Highlight Panels and Events for 2012 Nashville Film Festival presented by Nissan

Kidman joins Famke Janssen, Beth Grant and Carrie Preston for the evolution of women behind the camera; NowPlayingNashville.com offers free tickets; Butch Walker plays 12th and Porter; free screenings celebrate Earth Day and Record Store Day.

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A panel discussion featuring producer and Academy-award winning actor Nicole Kidman, a one-on-one discussion with novelist and screenwriter Delia Ephron (“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, “You’ve Got Mail”); free ticket opportunities through NowPlayingNashville.com; and the opportunity to learn from some of the finest music supervisors in the film and television business, including “Glee” supervisor PJ Bloom, are just a few of the additional offerings at this year’s Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) presented by Nissan, taking place April 19-26, 2012 at the Regal Green Hills Cinemas and various venues around Nashville.

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