Apr 22, 2014 · 6:45 PM
This film is presented by the Ackland Film Forum. A collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting different aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film.
Nashville is part of the American Comedy, American Democracy (part 2) series: films devoted to the ways that Hollywood cinema, particularly depression-era comedies, have depicted the problems and possibilities of democracy.
Following 24 characters through 5 days in the country music capital, Robert Altman's 1975 epic presents a complexly textured portrayal (and critique) of American obsessions with celebrity and power. Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.
Showtime is 7:00 PM. Tickets are $4. Let's meet in the lobby 15 mins beforehand. Afterwards, let's head over to Top of the Hill.