Film Fest comes to an end on a high note~

The 39th Nashville Film Festival wrapped up Thursday night with The Wrecking Crew and a party at the Cannery Ballroom.

Throughout the week, festival goers witnessed Al Gore present the Reel Current Award for Mountain Top Removal; Lyle Lovett give the 2008 Nashville Lifetime Achievement Award to Patricia Neal; and NaFF board president Stacy Widelitz surprise Kimberly Williams-Paisley with the President’s Award.

Other guest stars and highlights from the week included; country singer Josh Turner and R&B star Anthony Hamilton treating festival VIPs to a showcase at the legendary Bluebird Cafe; legendary songwriter/producer Dennis Lambert gave a last-minute performance at the Bluebird following the screening of Of All Things; Trace Adkins attended a screening of Trailer Park of Terror, and country star “Big” Kenny Alphin and his wife Christiev introducing the World Premiere of their new documentary Bearing Light: A Journey to Sudan.

Among those pictured at the party- Songwriter Warren Pash (Private Eyes), BR5-49 drummer/vocalist Shaw Wilson & “Cowboy” Keith Thompson, NAFF’s Joe Pagetta & BMI’S Kay Clary, Actor Travis, Susan Clark, Micah Stover & Kelley Colvin hanging in the VIP and NaFF Executive Director Sallie Mayne.


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