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Story by Jarron Parker / Contributing writer For the last week of Black History Month, Nashville’s historic Belcourt Theatre screened Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro,” a documentary focused on James Baldwin and Peck’s  vision of his unfinished manuscript. Peck attempts to finish the manuscript “Remember This House” through film to shed light on the …

Rocky Horror Picture Show at MTSU

Photos by JaCarey Hamer / MT Spare By Marissa Gaston / Contributing writer As the annual midnight screenings of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” draw to a close, fans of America’s favorite science-fiction, horror, musical comedy put away their corsets, fishnets and noisemakers until next October. However, 41 years and one remake later, fans are still …

As Belcourt Theatre patrons file out after the last showing of the evening, theater employees Jessica Breanne and Jon Keller are just getting started. From January to September this year, the duo spent many after-hours nights inside the theater’s stage area, dressing rooms and projection booths recording a new album, “Soundtrack,” for their musical group, …

Eleven MTSU student filmmakers premiered documentaries to a packed audience last night at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre. The three films — “A Designer’s Canvas,” “Le Début” and “Fighter” — are short documentaries, focusing on the lives of budding young artists working in Paris. “A Designer’s Canvas” centers around young fashion designer Pierre-Henry Bor, whose designs mix modern trends with the …

Three short documentaries made by 11 MTSU students will be shown at the Belcourt Theatre Tuesday night. Shot in Paris, the three films, “Fighter,” “A Designer’s Canvas” and “Le Debut,” document French fashion designers and musicians on the verge of success. “Fighter” details the trials and triumphs of Afro-French singer Jara Ezo, who used music and family as an escape …