A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.
The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.
Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.
In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.
Jackson Robert Scott,
A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.
Based on the 2012 MSNBC documentary, Bryon Widner was one of the FBI's most sought after white supremacists. Covered in racist tattoos from head to toe that he earned performing hate crimes, he conducts a destructive life and is headed down the path of no return. When he meets Julie and her three young daughters from previous relationships, the responsibilities of fatherhood give him the desire to leave the movement behind. He endures death threats and harassment from his old gang while attempting to turn his life around. With the help of the FBI and SPLC, he undergoes 25 brutal tattoo removal surgeries in exchange for decoding the tattoos covering his body, which culminates in the arrest and conviction of his former gang.Written by
At one point, the production ran out of money for the elaborate tattooing, 14 on his face, 39 on his body, and Bell was forced to keep the tats on his face for several days. Bell stated that "none of the crew would hang out with me. I was eating alone." See more »
Skin" is a good movie about fractured race relations, a problem plaging the US for hundreds of years. It is a small story about huge themes and feeling gritty, raw and unseemly. Bell rightfully dominates and carries the picture and Vera Farmiga delivers the best performance as Babs' adoptive mom Shareen. The kind of ation is such to achieve a level of reality to the unfolding drama. Bryon is the focal point of the feature, and the script follows his daily experience in the Vinlanders Social Club, where Hammer rules through practiced hate speech and intimidation, creating a community of skinheads willing to murder those they perceive as American invaders. The story details at first Bryon's horrifying experience in these hatred dominated ambiances, then it shows gradually the redemption process. Overall effective scenese and everything seeming genuinly true.
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