Bryon Widner was a skinhead. Like many skinheads, Bryon was (the operative word) covered with tattoos, including on his face. One day—at a white supremacist rally—he met Julie. They were each other’s way out of the violence, hypocrisy, and hatred of the white power movement.
Bill Brummel, a filmmaker and All Saints parishioner, chronicles two years in Bryon’s physical and emotional transformation in Erasing Hate. Bryon (shrewdly, we think) contacted the Southern Poverty Law Center about getting the tattoos removed. They were so taken with his story that they offered to pay for the 20-month process. They also contacted Brummel about doing the film, which screens this Saturday at All Saints.
Erasing Hate; a film by Bill Brummel
Saturday, August 6, 5 p.m.
All Saints Church
132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena
$5 suggested donation