Directed by Ashkan Soltani (USA, 2021, 76 min.) Digital.
Kyle Felter, lead singer of the Navajo heavy metal band I Don't Konform, sent a demo tape to Flemming Rasmussen, the Grammy Award–winning producer of several Metallica albums, including Master of Puppets. A few months later, Rasmussen, captivated by the music, flew from Denmark to Window Rock, Arizona, to meet the band. Through a series of vivid images and interviews focused on the venues, bands, and fans of the Navajo Nation metal scene, Rez Metal provides a window into the fascinating world of Indigenous heavy metal.
Co-sponsored by the City of Albuquerque.
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