…a man who has defied social convention and become an ambassador for the sport of competitive beard growing. Through good times and bad, he has pushed on to become the two time world beard champion. He shares this inspirational story with us and guides us through his world in a 7 minute narrative doc. He considers what his world has become due to his beard and contemplates the thought of a world without, much like that of the story of Samson and Delilah, he too faces the conflict of losing all he has become with just the cut of his hair.
Two beardly stop-motion animations: Trim, by Peter Simon in which Tom Offer-Westort goes from bald man to mountain man in 38 seconds and the epic shave that is Magic Beard by Ben Garvin (shot on an iPhone and composed with the Stop Motion Studio app), which is even sillier.