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The Film, “The Winding Stream,” at Snowy Owl Theater This Evening

The Winding StreamThe Carters, the Cashes and the course of country music, The Winding Stream tells the saga of the family at the heart of country music. With special guest, filmmaker Beth Harrington, plus a special musical appearance by Chuck Egner and Friends! There is a stream that courses through American roots music. Its source is in the Appalachian foothills in a place called Maces Springs, Virginia.

Documentary Now Filming to Recreate Historic Bristol Sessions

Bristol SessionsBristol, TN/VA -- Sundance Award-winning director Chusy Haney-Jardine and a crew from Plan A films, based in Asheville, North Carolina, are in Bristol filming local artists and actors participating in a documentary film celebrating the 1927 Bristol Sessions and the “Big Bang of Country Music.”

Bristol Sessions Film Project Seeks Local Talent

 The 1927 Bristol Sessions RevisitedBristol, TN/VA -- Nearly 90 years after Ralph Peer ran a newspaper advertisement seeking regional musicians to sing for Victor Company’s new recording machine, the States of Tennessee and Virginia are putting out a call for artists and actors to participate in a new film celebrating the Bristol Sessions and the “Big Bang of Country Music.”

FreshGrass Presents FreshScores - Original Music Set to Silent Films

FreshGrass FreshScoresNorth Adams, MA -- FreshGrass, a three-day festival dedicated to preserving, supporting, and creating innovative grassroots music and the artists who make it, begins a new commissioning project with FreshScores: original scores by contemporary artists performed live to classic silent films. Alison Brown, Lost Bayou Ramblers, and 2013 FreshGrass artist Mamie Minch perform four FreshScores on Friday and Saturday of the FreshGrass festival, held on September 18-20, 2015, in North Adams, Mass.

CANCELLED: Kentucky Filmmaker, Morgan Atkinson to Screen Thomas Merton Documentary

Thomas Merton DocumentaryOwensboro, Ky., -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum will host a film screening and open discussion Wednesday, March 11, with Kentucky film maker Morgan Atkinson, for his latest project, The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton.

Birthplace of Country Music Museum Films Recognized at Peer Awards

Birthplace of Country Music MuseumTwo films featured in the Birthplace of Country Music Museum achieved honors during the Television, Internet and Video Association of DC (TIVA-DC) Peer Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on November 8.

World of Bluegrass Inaugural Film Fest Seeking Submissions

World of Bluegrass 2014Nashville, TN -- Trade in your banjo for some popcorn (don’t worry, you’ll get it back) and grab a seat for IBMA’s first Bluegrass Film Festival at World of Bluegrass, September 30-Octber 4 in Raleigh, NC! Bluegrass’ biggest family reunion and business conference is the perfect place to showcase quality films produced around the music, and IBMA is taking submissions.

Call For Films For 7th NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival

Bluegrass on BroadwayThe Northern California Bluegrass Society has issued it’s annual Call For Independent Films for the nation’s only festival devoted to new bluegrass-related documentary films. The Seventh Annual NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival will be held on January 26, 2014 in Redwood City. The film festival is part of the weekend’s Bluegrass On Broadway Festival presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Randall Franks Fiddles and Funnies his way in Children’s Adventure Film

Randall Franks as Edgar AlbertActor/entertainer Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” makes a special cameo appearance in the children’s adventure “The Solomon Bunch” releasing Tuesday, Feb. 5 to DVD and OnDemand. Among the youth stars are Abbey Kochman, Landon Dodson, Ethan Meeks, Micah Courtland, and Ashton Williamson.

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