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


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The Winding Stream DVD, soundtrack CD and book are now available…

The Winding Stream DVD, soundtrack CD and book are now available here at our webstore You can also find these products on Amazon, iTunes and many other digital platforms. The film has been getting great reviews from both critics and folks like you! Here’s what critics have been saying: NYT Critics’ Pick: “ Thoughtfully assembled […]

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The Carters and Technology

The Winding Stream is starting to open in art houses across the country (see our SCREENINGS page on this site for info) and soon on October 16 the soundtrack will be available on Omnivore Recordings. Here’s how you can pre-order: All of this puts me in mind of something the late musician and musicologist […]

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Like the relentless snow that keeps on a-comin’, I keep returning to my hometown, Boston. Hopefully a tad more welcomed than the snow. I love my town and I miss it even while I appreciate my life in the Pacific Northwest. But this time there are a couple of specific reasons for the trip back. […]

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Mr. Riddle

I suppose it’s no secret to most of you that we documentary filmmakers aren’t in this game for the big bucks and fame. With all due respect to Michael Moore and Ken Burns, most of us are not household names and never will be. We make these kinds of films because we love walking through […]

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What a year!

What a year we’ve had.  Our last round of festivals was amazing – Boston, CBCG’s in NYC, Hot Springs, the American Film Festival in Poland, Bend, Astoria, Reel Music, Santa Fe, Virginia,  and the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festivals Our documentary film saga of the first family of country music has been embraced across the globe! The […]

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The Winding Stream at the Portland Art Museum

Just a quick note to remind our Northwest friends that The Winding Stream will be shown on Saturday, October 11 at the Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, located in the Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Avenue. The show starts at 7 PM. You can get your tickets here: Looking forward to a great […]

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Monday night! August 4! Lincoln Center!

The Winding Stream will have its New York City debut on Monday, August 4 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater! 165 West 65th Street, NYC. The screening is the kickoff event for the weeklong Americana Fest presented by the American Music Association and Lincoln Center. Tickets to the screening and all festival […]

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Woods Hole Film Festival Opening Night

Could Woods Hole, Massachusetts be a sweeter community? Hard to imagine. The Winding Stream rolled into this seaside village on Cape Cod for the 23rd Annual Woods Hole Film Festival with great buzz and goodwill. Our opening night show was sold out and a second show was added to keep up with the demand. And […]

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Portland and the Berkshires and TWS!

Catching my breath before I hit the road again. The next stop for The Winding Stream is the Berkshire International Film Festival in Western Massachusetts. It’s a homecoming of sorts since I was born in “the Commonwealth” and I’m looking forward to spending some time on my friend Billie’s farm in neighboring Alford, MA – […]

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Southern Circuit. Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Stops.

Sometimes technology gets the better of me. This last week or so that’s been the case. I’ve wanted to catch everyone up on the fabulous Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Film and doings just recently in Nashville, but my laptop was having none of it. So we had to part ways. My new laptop seems […]

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