Rumble

Rumble Film Screening

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. Learn more about the film and filmmakers.

RUMBLE – The Indians Who Rocked the World

Directed by Catherine Bainbridge and co-directed by Alfonso Maiorana

SUN, DEC. 9 at 2:30PM
The Carbondale Public Library
405 W. Main Street • Carbondale

ABOUT THE FILM:

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. Learn more about the film and filmmakers.

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
The standards-aligned TeachRock RUMBLE lesson plans can help you bring that story into the classroom. Drawing on short clips from the film, troves of source documents, archival photos, and journalism, the TeachRock RUMBLE lessons introduce students to important Native American musicians and explores contemporary issues such as identity and cultural appropriation, and to imagine key moments in American history from a Native perspective.

WSIU has traditionally partnered with the Carbondale Public Library and SIU Carbondale to host screening throughout Southern Illinois. These screenings are free and open to the public. In addition to the Community Cinema film screening events, WSIU hosts Indie Lens Pop Up film screenings featuring documentaries from the PBS hit series Independent Lens.