Belcourt Theatre, Nashville Present

The Mission of The Belcourt Theatre, Inc.

Preserve the Belcourt Theatre, a singular entity that sets Nashville apart from every other city by reclaiming historic space to revitalize a cultural anchor for the diverse Nashville community, by providing a variety of select films and performing arts to stimulate dialogue and delight in a vibrant, inviting atmosphere and by executing a sound business plan and a comprehensive fundraising strategy to ensure the long-term success of the theatre.

The Belcourt Theatre is located at, 2102 Belcourt Avenue. The Box Office opens at 4pm during weekdays and at 11:30am on weekends.

Box Office: (615) 383-9140
Main Office: (615) 846-3150


Part of the Belcourt’s Overlooked/Underplayed of 2008 Series
Jan. 7-11
Official site for PATTI SMITH: DREAM OF LIFE
View the trailer after the synopsis
View the Quicktime trailer HERE
Tickets at the BUY TICKETS link on Jan 6
Wed-Thurs, 1/7-8 @ 7:00, 9:15
Friday, 1/9 @ 5:00
Sunday, 1/11 @ 2:30, 5:00 (Ends Sunday!)

Steven Sebring’s Dream of Life is a plunge into the philosophy and artistry of cult rocker Patti Smith. This portrait of the legendary singer, artist and poet explores themes of spirituality, history and self expression. Known as the godmother of punk, she emerged in the 1970’s, galvanizing the music scene with her unique style of poetic rage, music and trademark swagger. We follow this multitalented and private artist over 11 years of international travel, through her spoken words, performances, lyrics, interviews, paintings, and photographs. Dream of Life reveals a complicated, charismatic personality. Patti Smith who narrates the film, wrestles with life’s many paradoxes. She defines the human experience as an overwhelming contradiction. She pulls the strings of her guitar and simply makes music. Everyone knows that Patti Smith’s music, poetry and politics are fearless, funny, raw and original. But this film also captures her physical presence – her gamine beauty – and a charming, self-effacing style that will take you by surprise and leave you deeply moved. Dir. Steven Sebring, USA, 2008, 109 min.”

Tailgate at the Belcourt
Saturday, Jan 10
Doors @ 3:00
Game @ 3:30
Come cheer on the hometeam vs. the bad birds from Baltimore!


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