Country Music Hall of Fame


Film: It All Begins with a Song: The Story of the Nashville Songwriter (2018)

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 02:00pm

This documentary film depicts the struggles, successes, and creative practices of songwriters in Music City. Created by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, the film draws from more than one hundred hours of footage and includes more than eighty interviews with music industry figures and songwriters such as Jessi Alexander, Garth Brooks, Mac Davis, Bob DiPiero, Mikky Ekko, John Hiatt, Brett James, Claude Kelly, Shane McAnally, Keb’ Mo’, Brad Paisley, and Ray Stevens. The film was awarded three Silver Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in 2018. The screening will be followed by a short question-and-answer session with the film’s production team. Presented in partnership with the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Ford Theater. Free to museum members and Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival badge holders.


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