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Dinner & A Movie: The Winding Stream
January 3, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Woods Hole Film Festival Winter Film Series & Quicks Hole Tavern are proud to collaborate to present DINNER & A MOVIE, the winter film series of the Woods Hole Film Festival. Dinner and a Movie offers elegant dining with superb independent films at the Quicks Hole Tavern located at 29 Railroad Ave, Woods Hole. For $27 per person, select from a preset menu of sumptuous food prepared specially for the evening. This price includes entree and movie, but does not include beverage, dessert, tax or tip. Quicks Hole Tavern will offer two dinner seatings at either 5:15pm or 6:30pm and the screening follows at 7:30pm at Redfield Auditorium, WHOI, 57 Water Street, Woods Hole, a short walk down the street. Reservations are required for both dinner and the screening. The Woods hole Film Festival will offer a screening only option for $15 per person. Reserve by email email@example.com or call 508-495-3456. For online reservations and to read descriptions of the upcoming films please visit www.woodsholefilmfestival.org — evenings do sell out!
The Winding Stream
The Winding Stream tells the story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and the Cashes. Starting with the Original Carter Family, the film traces the ebb and flow of their influence, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters, June Carter’s marital alliance with legend Johnny Cash, and the efforts of present-day family to keep this long musical legacy alive. The Carters didn’t just play the music of the hill country. They helped invent it. A.P. was both composer and song collector, arranging snippets of ancient, musty melodies into commercial American popular music. Maybelle took the then-underutilized guitar and made it into the cornerstone of country instrumentation, in no small part by developing innovative ways of playing it that are now commonplace. And Sara became the first well-known woman’s voice in country music, stamping it with the eerie Gothic quality we find in so much of that genre’s canon now. The stream these three created has turned into a rushing river and has moved through several generations of musicians. Arguably, there would be no Folk Revival of the ‘60s without them, no country-rock bands of the 70s, and no alt-country hipsters of our present era. Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Keep on the Sunny Side. Worried Man Blues. Are You Lonesome Tonight? These are just some of the hundreds of songs the Original Carter Family presented to the world. It’s hard to overstate their influence on American music.