BIFF YEAR ’ROUND 2017-18
Wed Jan 26, 2017 – 6:30 pm | Hendricks Center for the Arts
Tickets at the Door
BIFF 2017 Festival
Sat Mar 4, 2017 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Directed by Rory Feek
United States | 1 hr 21 min | 2016
In the spring of 1864, a desperate young farmers wife enlists in the confederate Army posing as a man. She must battle the Union Army, the men of her unit and her own identity in the quest to find her missing husband.
A true renaissance man, Rory Feek is known as one of Nashville’s premiere songwriters, entrepreneurs and out-of-the-box thinkers. He is a world class storyteller that crosses all creative mediums from music and film to books and internet.
As a blogger, Rory shares his heart and story with the world through his thislifeilive.com blog that has over 2 million Facebook followers. The love story of he and his wife, her recent battle and loss to cancer and his vignettes of unwavering faith and hope in the face of tragedy inspires millions of readers who follow along with each post.
As a songwriter, Rory’s written multiple number-one songs, including Blake Shelton’s “Some Beach”, Easton Corbin “A Little More Country Than That” and Clay Walker’s “Chain of Love”, and had dozens of other songs he’s written recorded by Kenny Chesney, Randy Travis, Reba, Trish Yearwood, Waylon Jennings and many others.
As an artist, Rory is one-half of the Grammy nominated country-music duo Joey+Rory. He and his wife Joey Martin have toured the world, sold hundreds of thousands of records, and have their own weekly hit television show that airs all across the country on RFD-TV. Their latest album “Hymns That Are Important To Us” sold 70,000 copies the first week and debuted at number on Billboard album charts”.
As a filmmaker, Rory just finished directing his first feature-length film “Josephine”, an epic love story set the declining months of the Civil War. A screenplay that he co-wrote with Aaron Carnahan. Rory has three other screenplays in work.
As an author, Rory has just signed a multi-book deal with Harper Collins to write his life story, children’s books and more. He also writes, shoots and edits their music videos, and is the creator of the television shows and specials that they appear in.
He and his 2 year-old daughter Indiana live an hour south of Nashville in an 1870’s farmhouse near their family-owned diner Marcy Jo’s Mealhouse.