John Whitehead | Saint Paul, MN | 83 min
Dom Flemons, Rhiannon Giddens, and Justin Robinson–the North Carolina trio that came to comprise the Carolina Chocolate Drops–refurbished a nineteenth-century musical style for twenty-first century listeners, and in doing so earned a Grammy, as well as legions of adoring fans. This compelling documentary portrait charts their meteoric rise from busking on the street to playing sold-out crowds at some of the most prestigious music festivals in the world.
Emily MacKenzie & Sasha Solodukhina | New Orleans, LA | 5 min
Genre: Music Video
An alligator performs onstage for a bewitched audience of curiously attired men and women. This quirky music video features the twang-tinged down South sounds of the Tumbling Wheels.
Cara Hagan | Boone, NC | 7 min
Genre: Documentary Short
Born and raised in the Appalachian mountains, Arthur Grimes is the only working African-American buck dancer in Boone, North Carolina. This documentary short shares his journey from eager youth to professional master, offering a glimpse of his performances, and demonstrating his deep love for Appalachian music, dance, and history.Reserve Tickets