THE BEAT ( Drummers Gone Wild in the Bible Belt)

“The Beat “(Drummers Gone Wild in the Bible Belt) was filmed at Caddo Common Park in Shreveport, LA. This documentary story line conveys how Drum Circles which became a multicultural pastime over the past 40 years in larger metropolitan areas now has found its way to the Bible belt. Shreveport is considered by many the “Belt Buckle of the Bible Belt”. This video features short interviews with attendees along with impromptu vocal performances by local celebrities. Ron Hardy is the host of the Drum Circles which were held November 7, 14, 21 and December 7, 2019. There are many moments of dynamic drumming along with a lot of smiles in this culturally diverse multi-generational creative setting. It goes on to show how drums and percussion instruments which require little or no prior musical training have the power to bring people together engaging each other without words.. This video tends to inspire and teach people that everyone is musical and there's a place for everyone in the circle of music. The BEAT rules!

  • Mitch Norris
    Director
  • Ron Hardy
    Director
  • Ron Hardy
    Writer
  • Ron Hardy
    Producer
  • Ron Hardy
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    THE BEAT ( Drummers Gone Wild in the Bible Belt)
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    34 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 2, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - Mitch Norris, Ron Hardy