My Name is Merle

Robert Kinlaw

A legendary guitarist and a gardener collaborate to build a festival that forever changes the world of Americana music, bringing tens of thousands annually to a North Carolina mountain town for the incredible Merlefest. Preceded by the short film “Changes in the Wind.”


Changes in the Wind

A beautiful tribute to the work of North Carolina artist Vollis Simpson and the town of Wilson, North Carolina, where they are creating the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in his honor after his death in 2013. Directed by: Gerret Warner






Sponsored by The Piedmont Triad Film Commission.