Nashville Film Festival 2022 - Franklin-Theatre

Nashville Film Festival 2022

The Franklin Theatre is pleased to be an official venue for the 53rd Annual Nashville Film Festival. Running September 29th – October 5th (with showings at the Franklin Theatre September 30th – October 2nd), the elevates and honors filmmakers, screenwriters, musicians, and artists from around the world here in Tennessee. This year’s festival features 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. 

Friday, September 30th

The Integrity of Joseph Chambers

Friday, September 30, 2-4 PM

Fearing the apocalypse, an insurance salesman sets off into the woods on a solo hunting experiment.

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Retrospective: Dirty Dancing with Special Q&A

Friday, September 30, 5-7:30 PM

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

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Follow Her

Friday, September 30, 8-10 PM

An aspiring actress responds to a mysterious classified ad and finds herself trapped in her new boss' twisted revenge fantasy.

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Saturday, October 1st

Seriously Red

Saturday, October 1, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

A realtor pursues a new career as a Dolly Parton impersonator.

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Spirit Halloween: The Movie

Saturday, October 1, 2-4 PM

Terror Begins After Hours

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Alta Valley

Saturday, October 1, 5-7 PM

To save her dying mother, Lupe, a Mexican-Navajo mechanic bands together with an outlaw cowgirl. Together they must travel across the desert, outrun criminals, and confront a corrupt landowner.

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I Can Feel You Walking, Preceded by Urban Retail Space Available

Saturday, October 1, 8-10 PM

A dreamlike monochrome journey through Nashville's rapidly changing urban landscape. | Two broke and broken neighbors in a South Nashville duplex are tested when a crisis forces them to finally meet.

Sunday, October 2nd


Sunday, October 2, 12-2 PM

Music critic Bob is out of a job, addicted to Zoloft, and trying to wrangle the menagerie of animals that his wife Amy has accumulated. Will adopting a baby cure their existential angst? Or should they just rescue another duck?

Immediate Family

Sunday, October 2, 3-5 PM

The sonic architects of the Singer-Songwriter era and beyond.

Still Working 9 to 5

Sunday, October 2, 6-8 PM

42 years later 9 to 5 is a cautionary reminder, change is still needed.

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The Lost King

Sunday, October 2, 8:30 PM

An amateur historian defies the academic establishment in her efforts to find King Richard III's remains, which were lost for over 500 years.

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