The Winding Stream - The Carters, The Cashes and the Course of Country Music



Praise for The Winding Stream

“Rocker-turned-documentarian Beth Harrington (Welcome to the Club: The Women of Rockabilly) celebrates the Carter and Cash family and its enduring contributions to country, folk and roots music in The Winding Stream, an impressively researched and deftly crafted feature that doubtless will find an appreciative audience…”

– Joe Leydon, Variety

“A SXSW Best of Fest Music Film – Beth Harrington digs deep into both the family’s legacy and the first-couple-of-country union of June Carter and Johnny Cash.”

– David Fear, Rolling Stone

“Informative and provocative…”

– Phil Gallo, Billboard Magazine

“The Winding Stream is crafted like a great country song, full of love, heartbreak, triumph, loss and redemption.”

– Steve Nelson, Berkshire Fine Arts

“Bottom line: If you love American music and American history, you’ll love this documentary.”

– Jeff Baker, The Oregonian

“Frank and masterful…”

– Barry Mazor, Engine 145

“Grammy-nominated filmmaker Beth Harrington has done it again. The former rock ‘n’ roll singer-turned-documentarian who put female rockabilly artists in the spotlight with Welcome To The Club now brings us an in-depth exploration of the legendary Carter family…. Not only a fascinating historical excavation of a family’s enormous contribution to American music, The Winding Stream is also visually stunning.”

– Dani Fish, She Shreds

“For lovers of country and roots music this is a film not to be missed.”

– Neil Ferguson, The Horn

“Beth Harrington’s The Winding Stream was my favorite film from the [SXSW] 24 Beats Per Second program.”

– Kenneth R. Morefield, Christianity Today

“A loving, musical look at the path carved by the family whose music influenced a young Johnny Cash.”

– Jason Brill, Cleveland Magazine