This Thursday, the Scene offers its annual "Reel Nashville" guide to the Nashville Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday night at Regal's Green Hills 16 and runs through April 26. We'll have tips, lists, interviews, and more than 40 previews of festival attractions — not to mention the updates and recaps we'll be providing every day on Country Life.
In the meantime, we suggest you not wait to purchase tickets, as shows are already selling out. He Ain't Heavy, the found-footage frat-hazing thriller by jeff obafemi carr, has already filled its 8:15 Thursday world premiere; we understand another show is being added. (No doubt the viral clip that aired on Tosh 2.0 helped.)
Another Thursday night sellout is Deja Brandeis' Hell or High Water: The Story of the Nashville Rollergirls, which filled its 8:45 world premiere. No more tickets remain for April 24's premiere of Butch Walker: Out of Focus, whose subject performs the next night at 12th & Porter.
We also hear several films are very close to selling out, including the Rick Springfield doc Affair of the Heart; the docs devoted to country greats Charlie Louvin and Hank Cochran; the Mumford & Sons/Old Crow Medicine Show concert doc Big Easy Express; and local filmmaker Motke Dapp's The Many Monsters of Sadness. Watch Country Life and its Twitter feed for updates as they become available.