A clip from the documentary film "Bright Circle" produced by KBOLI Productions. Bright Circle documents the lives of Jim Thorpe and the other athletes of the Carlisle Indian Boarding School, and their modern-day counterparts. Directed by Shawn A. Kakuk, Narrated by Cochise Anderson. Original Music by Brent Michael Davids of Blue Butterfly Group. The Official Soundtrack CD is available from BBG, CD Baby, Digstation and iTunes.
Film Composer Brent Michael Davids is the country's top award-winning American Indian composer, and a citizen of the Mohican Nation. In 1996, Davids composed his first feature film score, commissioned by the Santa Fe International Film Festival, for "Silent Enemy" (1929: Paramount) that was performed live-to-picture at the Grand Illusion Theater. Considered the senior fellow of American Indian composers, the world's most celebrated ensembles have commissioned him, including the Kronos Quartet, Joffrey Ballet, Chanticleer and the National Symphony.
His original music scores, for films like "Dreamkeeper," "The World of American Indian Dance," "The Business of Fancy Dancing," and "Raccoon & Crawfish," have appeared on ABC, NBC, Hallmark, PBS, and on radio broadcasts for NPR, NAPT and AIROS, including "A Prairie Home Companion" show. With two university degrees, Davids trained at Redford's Sundance Institute with Shirley Walker (A League Of Their Own), and apprenticed in London with Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare In Love). A Great Film Needs A Great Composer! filmcomposer.us