Winding Stream gets big showcase at festival

first_img“The Winding Stream” won’t be Beth Harrington’s first film to premiere at the renowned South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, but it will be the biggest.That’s because the Vancouver documentary filmmaker’s work on country music icons will play to a much larger audience at the music and film showcase, which has been growing as relentlessly as Johnny Cash’s guitar rhythms on “Folsom Prison.”“South by Southwest in the last two years or so has just exploded,” Harrington said. “And it isn’t just a film festival, it’s also a music festival, so it’s a better fit all around for me.”Her film, about the Cash and Carter families, will debut at the event, which runs from March 7 to 16, then hit the film festival circuit this spring and summer, she said.“Now that it’s got the South by Southwest stamp on it, it’s a lot easier to get it into other festivals,” Harrington said.last_img read more

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