Beneath the Ink

About the Film:

EMMY® Nominated. Billy Joe White and his tattoo studio are promoting one simple concept, “erase the hate.” A timely look at hate and racism that reveals heartfelt stories of change and redemption.

 

Cy Dodson

12 min

FILM RECOGNITIONS

WINNER

Palm Springs Shortfest – Audience Award Best Documentary • Doc Edge Festival – Best International Short Film / Academy Qualification • DC Shorts – Audience Award Outstanding Documentary • BendFilm Festival – Best Short Documentary • Dances with Film – Run of Fest • Nevada City Film Festival – Best Documentary • Inspire Film Festival – Inspire Award • Pittsburgh Shorts – Audience Award Best Documentary • South Dakota Film Festival – Best Short Documentary • Fargo Film Festival – Best Short Documentary • Big Water Film Festival – Best Documentary • Square Lake Film and Music Festival – First Prize • Kew Gardens Film Festival – Best Documentary • Frozen River Film Festival – Best Short Film & Best MN Made • Columbus Film and Animation Festival – Best Short Film • Minneapolis/St. Paul Film Festival – Honorable Mention Short Documentary • Windrider Film Showcase – Most Inspirational Film • Catalyst Content Festival – Outstanding Documentary • 2020 Vimeo Staff Pick • 2019 Short of the Week

NOMINATIONS & FESTIVALS

Emmy – Nominee, Outstanding Short Documentary • Academy Awards – Qualified, Short Documentary • Cleveland International Film Festival • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival • Justice Film Festival

The W – 10 min

Billy Joe White sits down with pastor Phil Allen Jr. to talk about Phil’s initial reactions to the film, the way Billy’s work invokes a theme of baptism and how race continually plays a role in their work.

AVAILABLE NOW:
The Windrider Short Film Showcase in Partnership with The Moving Picture Institute

The showcase features two films from The Moving Picture InstituteGringa and The ConquerorGringa is a dramedy about a Cuban-American woman who has a foot in two worlds. The Conqueror is a documentary short featuring Jerome Conquest, a maintenance worker by day and a pro boxer by night, who works to shine a light for his community.

Following these two films will be a conversation between Windrider CEO John Priddy and Lana Link, Senior Vice President of The Moving Picture Institute, as they discuss MPI's support of Gringa and The Conqueror, as well as opportunities MPI offers to students.

The W: Gringa

Filmmaker Claudia Murray sits down with Windrider host Alex Dee to discuss the origins of Gringa and the importance of listening to different perspectives.

The W: The Conqueror

Dr. Luke Bobo, Windrider host, joins filmmaker Timothy Blackwood to talk about The Conqueror and the ways we respond to tragedy.

The Windrider Forum is Presented By

American Enterprise Institute
Family Theater Productions
IAM
Kalos Works
MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
Moriah Group

Windrider Forum Event Schedule

March 25, 2021

The Windrider Short Film Showcase in Partnership with The Moving Picture Institute featuring Gringa & The Conqueror

- The showcase will be available on demand starting at 5 pm MT on March 25th on the portals and the Windrider Livestream page.

March 25, 2021

January 7th, 2021 7PM MT

Windrider Short Film Showcase - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 14th, 2021

The W: Minari - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 21st, 2021

The W: Burden - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 28th, 2021

Windrider Forum and Summit at the Sundance Film Festival Opening Night - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page

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Windrider Forum Event Schedule

March 25

March 25, 2021

The Windrider Short Film Showcase in Partnership with The Moving Picture Institute featuring Gringa & The Conqueror

- The showcase will be available on demand starting at 5 pm MT on March 25th on the portals and the Windrider Livestream page.

Past Events

January 7th, 2021 7PM MT

Windrider Short Film Showcase - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 14th, 2021

The W: Minari - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 21st, 2021

The W: Burden - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page


January 28th, 2021

Windrider Forum and Summit at the Sundance Film Festival Opening Night - Watch On Your Livestream Replays Page

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Burden Presented by

Kalos Works

Windrider Conversations Presented by

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust

WINDRIDER FORUM & SUMMIT AT THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Now Playing
Devotional Day 4 - Toward the New
featuring Makoto Fujimura

On Demand Beginning February 1 at 12AM MT

Makoto Fujimura is an artist and the author of Art+Faith: A Theology of Making (Yale Press). He is a leading contemporary artist whose process driven, refractive “slow art” has been described by David Brooks of New York Times as “a small rebellion against the quickening of time.”

The livestream will play in the video player on this Portal page at 5PM MT.

If it is past the livestream start time and you are having trouble with the video or audio, please try refreshing this page or click the play button on the player.

AVAILABLE NOW:
The Windrider Short Film Showcase in Partnership with The Moving Picture Institute

The showcase features two films from The Moving Picture InstituteGringa and The ConquerorGringa is a dramedy about a Cuban-American woman who has a foot in two worlds. The Conqueror is a documentary short featuring Jerome Conquest, a maintenance worker by day and a pro boxer by night, who works to shine a light for his community.

Following these two films will be a conversation between Windrider CEO John Priddy and Lana Link, Senior Vice President of The Moving Picture Institute, as they discuss MPI's support of Gringa and The Conqueror, as well as opportunities MPI offers to students.

The W: Gringa

Filmmaker Claudia Murray sits down with Windrider host Alex Dee to discuss the origins of Gringa and the importance of listening to different perspectives.

The W: The Conqueror

Dr. Luke Bobo, Windrider host, joins filmmaker Timothy Blackwood to talk about The Conqueror and the ways we respond to tragedy.