Rock Rubber 45s

Rock Rubber 45s


Aug 30, 2018 | 8pm

Please note this event is not held at the BDC.
Claremont Neighborhood Center’s basketball court, 489 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456

 is a cinematic odyssey exploring the connectivity of global basketball, sneaker, and music lifestyle through the firsthand lens of authentic NYC culture orchestrator Bobbito García. Q&A with the director, Bobbito Garcia, to follow the screening.

The film explores García’s youth dealing with mistreatment, educational quandaries, identity, and loss as well as his ascension to self-determination as an adult freelance creative. The ballplayer/author/DJ/filmmaker has carved an independent career that has inspired millions throughout the world and has affected the growth and direction of the footwear, hip-hop, and sports industries in the process.

Film title: ROCK RUBBER 45s
Directed by: Bobbito García 

96 minutes. HD color. 
Saboteur Media/Goldcrest Films, 2018

View the trailer here


BOBBITO GARCIA NYC native and world-renowned  DJ Bobbito García is the critically acclaimed author of Where’d You Get Those? NYC’s Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 (Testify  Books). The former NY Knicks/MSG  Network halftime reporter was the voice of EA Sports’ popular NBA Street video game and TV host of ESPN’s “It’s the  Shoes” series.  In 2007, Nike released seven co-designed  Air Force 1 sneakers bearing his signature. As an award-winning filmmaker,  Garcia has directed three documentaries, Doin’ It  In The Park: Pick-Up  Basketball, NYC, Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed  Lives, and Rock Rubber 45s. Currently, “Kool  Bob Love” produces his tournament Full Court  21™ All World in four continents,  and co-hosts NPR’s “What’s Good With Stretch And Bobbito” podcast.

Free and open to all.

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