Carpet Cowboys

Carpet Cowboys

Directed by Emily MacKenzie & Noah Collier (Knoxville Premiere)

Sun   Mar   24   2024 - 3:00 PM Regal Riviera Cinema 3

Where does the myth of American identity begin and where does it end, and who ultimately gets to cash in?

The psychedelic carpets lining our hotel hallways, casinos, and convention centers can be traced to one town: Dalton, Georgia, the “Carpet Capital of the World.” In this bastion of American manufacturing, we find an interwoven set of locals who are the unsung creators and developers behind the majority of the country’s carpets, always looking at the ground for their next big break.

Runtime: 85 minutes

Q&A to follow screening.

Directed by Emily MacKenzie & Noah Collier

Produced by: Emily MacKenzie

Riel Roch-Decter

Executive Producer: John Wilson

Composer: Kara-Lis Coverdale

Knoxville, TN · USA



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