This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Marcos Rodriguez And David Traub Join Production Team On "Neon Buffalo" Documentary

ASPEN, Colo., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The history of casino gaming on Indian Lands receives the documentary treatment in the upcoming film "Neon Buffalo." Marcos Rodriguez and David Traub, the team behind the recent Steve Jobs biopic "jOBS," have signed on as executive producers. The film will explore all facets of Indian gaming, from its roots in traditional games of chance to the battles with law enforcement earlier in the last century. More information on the film is available here:

(Photo: )

The filmmakers believe that Indian gaming is an important part of the tapestry of American history. They explain that gaming is the focal point of a social revolution on Indian lands that began early in the twentieth century. However, most people understand very little of the roots and significance of bingo halls and roulette wheels on Indian Lands. "Neon Buffalo" is told from the perspective of the American Indians who fought for the right to open gaming halls on the reservations, and in so doing, fought for a new kind of independence.

"There's an entirely different life taking place on Indian Lands and most Americans know very little about it," said Rodriguez. "With the 'Neon Buffalo' movie, we can take the audience inside that life and take a close look at one of the most dramatic and controversial elements -- casino gambling. Today, American Indians are so closely associated with gaming halls and bright neon lights that it's become almost a stereotype. However, the cultural history significance of Indian gaming is far deeper and more interesting."

"Neon Buffalo" does not shy away from the dark side of gaming. While casinos and vacation destinations have been a boon for Indian landowners, the consequences of gambling addiction cannot be easily dismissed. As the filmmakers point out, the house always has the advantage.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,813.39 +1.20 0.01%
S&P 500 2,088.87 -0.27 -0.01%
NASDAQ 5,116.1430 +13.3350 0.26%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs