RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World – brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, RUMBLE shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.
A Peabody and two-time Gemini Award winner, Christina Fon handles a wide range of duties as a producer with Rezolution Pictures International. Her feature length documentary RUMBLE: the Indians Who Rocked the World had its worldwide premiere at Sundance Film Festival in January 2017 where it received the Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling. The film continues to capture new audiences and it will have its US Television Premiere on PBS on January 21, 2019. Christina is also producer on director Tracey Deer’s dramatic series Mohawk Girls, currently in production for season 5, and nominated in 2016 for 4 Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Comedy Series, a first for an Aboriginal production.
Executive Producer and Co-Creator
Stevie Salas is also a world-renowned guitarist and producer of music, film, and television. As a guitar player, Stevie Salas has recorded, written, and produced with artists as diverse as George Clinton, Mick Jagger, Public Enemy, Justin Timberlake, T.I., and Rod Stewart. A major label recording artist who has sold over two million solo albums around the world, Guitar Player magazine named Stevie as one of the top 50 guitarists of all time. He was Music Director and consultant on American Idol when it had top ratings, 2006 to 2010. Stevie is also an accomplished composer, credited with providing the score for several films including the guitar score for the legendary film Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.
Rating: PG 13
FRIDAY Jan 18, 2019
7:00 PM RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD (with special guests: Executive Producers Stevie Salas and Christina Fon)
Walled Garden Theatre
Sponsored by The Canadian High Commission