Marin County's DocLands Documentary Film Festival, May 10-14

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, May 1, 2017 07:56pm | Post a Comment

Doclands Film Festival

Presented by the California Film Institute, the inaugural DocLands Documentary Film Festival will run in Marin County May 10–14. DocLands is a non-competitive and inclusive festival that will showcase documentary film in a variety of genres and with a diversity of content, highlighting films that transcend the traditional definition of the documentary.

Amoeba Music is proud to be part of the first-ever DocLands, sponsoring these two unique films:

Wednesday, May 10, 7pm at Smith Rafael Film Center
DocLands Documentary Film Festival kicks off with the California premiere of Nari, a stunning short documentary blending film, archival footage, and animation accompanied by live narration and an original score featuring vocals, Indian percussion, and Gingger Shankar's unique double violin, with Carlo Ribaux on drums and Vivek Maddala on guitar and keyboard. Nari tells the life stories of the two extraordinary artists who helped bring Indian music to the West in the 1970s through their close collaboration with Ravi Shankar and The Beatles' George Harrison. Tickets.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The WorldRumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
Saturday, May 13, 7pm at Smith Rafael Film Center
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World closes DocLands Documentary Film Festival. This exhilarating doc delves into the electrifying history of Native Americans in contemporary music. Buffy Sainte-Maire, Jimi Hendrix, Robbie Robertson, and more infuse indigenous styles into rock and roll. Tickets.



Check out the full schedule and get tickets HERE!

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