Contact Us

Brad Paisley Directs His Way Into Nashville Film Fest

Brad Paisley makes his directorial debut with the short film ‘When Mom’s Away,” which will have its Southeast premiere at the Nashville Film Festival on April 22. The film is a lead-in to the closing night feature, ‘Teenage Paparazzo.’ Brad’s film is a wacky, fictitious and hilarious imagining of what happens when wife and mother Kimberly Williams-Paisley is away from home and he is left in charge of the household and their sons, Huck and Jasper, with a little animation thrown in for good measure.

Kris Kristofferson‘s ‘Provinces of Night’ will make its Southeast premiere at the festival as well. Directed by Shane Dax Taylor, the film also stars Val Kilmer, Dwight Yoakam, Hilary Duff and Reece Thompson.

‘Pickin’ and Grinnin” sees its world premiere at the festival. The story follows the Johnson Brothers as they set out on a cross-country road trip in a 1976 Winnebago, headed for Nashville. The brothers are determined to win the Nashville Sing-a-Ling contest, but along the way they discover the journey may be more important than the destination. The film is directed by Jon Gries, best known as Uncle Rico in ‘Napoleon Dynamite.’

Sheryl Crow contributes an original song to ‘Raw Faith.’ A documentary also getting its world premiere at the festival, the film follows the private life of minister Marilyn Sewell, depicting her life outside the pulpit, which finds her lonely and looking for change. Sewell finds that she must rely on raw faith as she questions her future, her difficult past, her God, and her ability to love.

‘Teenage Paparazzo,’ the closing film for which Brad’s short opens the final event, follows 13-year-old paparazzo Austin Visschedyk as he endeavors to snap photos of celebrity Adrian Grenier of HBO’s ‘Entourage.’ Both lives change as the two find themselves becoming friends as the movie progresses.

More than 220 films from more than 38 countries will be presented during the festival, including 70 feature films. The event will be held April 15-22 at Regal Green Hills Cinemas in Nashville.


Brad Paisley on AOL Music

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!