Heartland International Film Festival

The Bright Path: The Johnny Bright Story

Expired October 16, 2023 3:59 AM
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"The Bright Path: The Johnny Bright Story" chronicles the life of African American Johnny Bright trailblazer who changed College football forever. Despite experiencing one of the most egregious acts of violence in the history of sports in 1951, Bright carved out his own path in life to enjoy a Hall of Fame career in the Canadian Football League. Perhaps, Bright's most significant accomplishment was as an Educator, Coach and Principal where he influenced the lives of hundreds of kids.

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  • Runtime
    57 minutes
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    Not applicable
  • Genre
    Documentary Feature
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  • Director
    Jerald Harkness
  • Screenwriter
    Jerald Harkness, Sylvia Hillman
  • Producer
    Jerald Harkness, Angela Northington, Adrienne Lopez, Vinaya Sharma, Doug Elgin, Dolph Pulliam
  • Executive Producer
    Jerald Harkness, Vinaya Sharma, Doug Elgin, Dolph Pulliam
  • Cast
    Warren Moon, William Rhoden, Mike Hill