The Winding Stream and the PNW
This is a special blast geared specifically to those of you who live in the Pacific Northwest – or to those of you who may be coming to... Read more
U.S. Theatrical Premiere
Hi Friends -
I wanted to let you all know that we've entered the next phase of the life of The Winding Stream!
Thanks to the efforts of... Read more
Spring has Sprung for The Winding Stream
Hi friends -
In our ongoing effort to keep you in the loop...
The Winding Stream had a successful weekend of screenings at the Folk Alliance International conference & festival... Read more
Thanks for a great year!
The Winding Streamis winding up its 2014 festival circuit tour and it’s been a terrific run. Thanks to everyone who helped make it all so great for our film... Read more
The Winding Stream at the Portland Art Museum
Just a quick note to remind our Northwest friends that The Winding Streamwill be shown at the Reel Music Film Festival this coming Saturday, October 11 at the Portland... Read more
Further Festival News!
On the heels of our successful screening at Lincoln Center’s Sound + Vision Festival and our audience award-winning reception at the Woods Hole Film Festival, lots of friends are asking:... Read more
Lincoln Center and more
Monday’s NYC premiere of The Winding Streamat Lincoln Center was a big hit. We had a full-house and the New York audience embraced the film. The discerning viewers engaged... Read more
Woods Hole and Lincoln Center around the corner!
(pictured, Lincoln Center, NYC)
Hi Winding Stream Friends!
Some news you may want to know - especially for our East Coast friends!
Two great screenings of The Winding Stream... Read more
The Portland, Oregon Premiere of The Winding Stream
The Original Carter Family
Dear Kickstarter Backers!
We wanted to let you know as soon as possible. Tickets go on sale very soon for the Portland, Oregon Premiere of The... Read more
Hi everyone -
Because I wanted you to know that your faith in The Winding Streamhas not been misplaced or misguided, I am sharing this bit of news with... Read more
Hi Friends –
Stopping by to let you know that great things are continuing to happen for The Winding Stream.
We just recently learned that this labor of love -... Read more
Festivals and Other Fun
Dear Friends –
It’s been a while since we’ve written you about The Winding Stream– The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music. But that’s not because... Read more
The Outside World and The Winding Stream
Here's the latest from Winding Stream Headquarters.
Thrilled to report we have a nearly completed film. Ninety-minutes of rootsy goodness, color-corrected and in the process of being mixed.... Read more
Just a little note to let you all know that we are well into the online edit, the last post-production steps polishing The Winding Stream. We're excited about how... Read more
Happy 2013 from The Winding Stream
Hope your holidays were great and that the new year is looking even better. We wanted to fill you in on what's been happening with The Winding Stream... Read more
Hi all -
As of last week we have what we feel is a pretty "close-to-fine" cut of The Winding Stream. This coming Sunday here in Portland we'll be... Read more
Coming to a Mailbox Near You
Hi all -
If you sent me your address in that Kickstarter survey email we sent out, then your rewards for your donation to The Winding Streamshould be making... Read more
Rewards will rain down upon you...
So much is happening and so much of it is thanks to your generous support! We are plugging away at the edit and things are really shaping up.... Read more
Moving ahead...thanks to you!
Hi everyone -
Just wanted to drop you a quick line and let you know what's been happening since our last update. With the funding you've provided we've been able... Read more
Dear Friends –
We’ve made it!
We’ve hit our goal a day and a half early! It’s another Kickstarter victory!
Thank you SO much for backing this film project. As... Read more
Hey Friends -
Things are getting VERY exciting around here. We're 93% of the way to our Kickstarter goal. We need to raise $3,355 in the next 47 hours. All... Read more
I don't know what it is about Mother Maybelle Carter. She fascinates me. Maybe it's her quiet assurance as she plays her big ol' Gibson. Maybe it's the way she... Read more
Rock 'n' Roll 'n Sara 'n' Maybelle
While taking nothing away from A.P. Carter as a master arranger and songwriter, it is important to note that the two central musicians at the "Big Bang of Country Music"... Read more
Why we persevere
Lots of you are well aware that we began shooting The Winding Stream in 2003. Nine years ago this summer.
Last night I saw a friend who told me he... Read more
And now, a word from Ma Joad
The following is a lovely testimonial about the importance of Mother Maybelle Carter and the aspirations of The Winding Stream project by our patroness and friend, the amazing Vikki Mee.... Read more
And now a word from a friend...
Just a nice testimonial from our friend Dom Flemons of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Dom's such a talented musician and such a great supporter of the film.
10 days until... Read more
People ask why? Why do you have to do this Kickstarter thing to get The Winding Streamdone? Why isn’t the money just there to make this film? Isn’t this... Read more
From the Heart
Hi friends -
You've been so supportive we hope you'll consider passing along the link to this update to friends who might be interested in roots music,indie filmmaking and American... Read more
The Carters' Homeplace
In case you aren't on our Winding Stream email list*, I wanted to share this little clip we sent out last week. It's John Carter Cash - son of Johnny... Read more
In a Flash
Hey, loyal supporters -
Hope you're having a good day. This has been a great weekend for The Winding Stream. Had a great party on Friday night, raised $ and... Read more
In the film world, when a documentary film and a narrative film on the same topic hit at the same moment, that's a good thing. (Unlike when two similar narrative... Read more
When the World's On Fire
Thought I'd share this clip with you of our friends The Carolina Chocolate Drops. It's one we're particularly proud of. We filmed this amazing roots music group last year for ... Read more
Images of the Carters - Kickstarter Rewards!
We just posted a couple of new rewards that you - or someone you know - might like and both feature images of the Carter Family.
The first, for a... Read more
The A Team
As you probably know from my last update, I was in Nashville last week where I showed clips from The Winding Streamat the International Country Music Conference. The presentation received... Read more
Hi all -
Just thought I'd drop you all a line before I head to PDX this morning. I'm on my way to Nashville to give a talk and show... Read more
The women of The Original Carter Family were Sara Dougherty Carter and her cousin Maybelle Addington Carter. Both born in the area around Clinch Mountain, Virginia, these women grew to... Read more
Ahead of Schedule
Hi everyone –
Great news. Six days into The Winding Stream's Post-Production Kickstarter campaign and we are already at 12% of our goal. (Kickstarter lore says that a sign of... Read more