2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

The Winding Stream

"The Winding Stream" tells the story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and the Cashes. The Carters didn’t just play the music of their hill country upbringing. They helped invent it and influenced generations of musicians along the way, including one young man who, at first blush, seemed more renegade than reverent adherent. He would be the one to lift up the Carter legacy. - Johnny Cash. The film story of how the family rallied to help him beat back the demon of substance abuse and how he promoted the Carters name and music is one of tremendous reciprocity and love.

Director: Beth Harrington

Executive Producer: David Vernier, Christine Vernier

Producer: Beth Harrington, Nancy Harrington, Amy Harrington

Screenwriter: Beth Harrington

Cinematographer: Tom Shrider

Editor: Greg Snider

Sound Designer: Michael Gandsey

Music: Caleb Klauder

Additional Credits: Co-Producer: Tara Johnson-Medinger, Co-Producer: Kelley Roy

Principal Cast: Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash, Carlene Carter, John Carter Cash, Joe Ely, Jim Lauderdale, George Jones, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow


Beth Harrington explores American history, music and culture in her films. Her production Welcome to the Club – The Women of Rockabilly, about the pioneering women of rock and roll, was honored with a 2003 Grammy nomination. A musician, she is most noted for her years as a member of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers.

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Beth Harrington
Beth Harrington Productions


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