See Willie Nelson in Movie “Wag the Dog” tonight in Nashville (for free!)


A free screening of the 1997 film, Wag the Dog, will be tonight at Vanderbilt University’s Sarratt Cinema, 2301 Vanderbilt Place.

The movie starts at 7 p.m. It is sponsored by Great Performances at Vanderbilt and other sponsors.

Wag the Dog stars Robert DeNiro as Conrad Brean, a spin doctor called in to manipulate the media and the American people during a White House scandal.

Part of the movie is set in Nashville. Country legend Willie Nelson makes an appearance as a songwriter who is called on to help energize the country with a special patriotic song.

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