Clement’s Home Movies Wins Two Awards

The Nashville Film Festival presented two awards to Cowboy Jack’s Home Movies on Thursday (April 21). In addition to the audience award for best documentary, the film garnered the Tennessee Independent Spirit Award, an honor given to a director (Robert Gordon) who resides in Tennessee. An aspiring filmmaker himself in the 1970s, Clement provided his own archival footage for the documentary that featured new and vintage footage from Bono, Johnny Cash, Jessi Colter, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride and John Prine. … In related news, The Real Dirt on Farmer John was chosen best documentary, and Hank Williams First Nation was presented the award for best music in a feature film. Directed by Rick Schroder, “Whiskey Lullaby” (performed by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss) was named best music video. Robert Deaton, George Flanigen and Marc Oswald’s “When I Think About Cheatin'” (performed by Gretchen Wilson) won for best music video by a Nashville director.