Did you know the FBI tried to derail Buffy Sainte-Marie’s career?
Catherine Bainbridge’s RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World takes you inside the fascinating (and often overlooked) lives of First Nations musicians. From the groundbreaking blues music of Charlie Patton to guitar greats Link Wray and Jesse Ed Davis, to Patti La Farge, Randy Castillo and Buffy Sainte-Marie, you’ll gain a renewed appreciation for these legendary artists while you rock out to some seriously kick-ass tunes.
RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is coming to TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King St. W) January 15-16, with each screening accompanied by an intro and Q&A with director Catherine Bainbridge and co-director Alfonso Maiorana. Get tix here.