This year, over 5 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. The Bully Project is the first feature documentary film to show how we’ve all been affected by bullying, whether we’ve been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness. The world we inhabit as adults begins on the playground. The Bully Project opens on the first day of school. For the more than 5 million kids who’ll be bullied this year in the United States, it’s a day filled with more anxiety and foreboding than excitement. As the sun rises and school buses across the country overflow with backpacks, brass instruments and the rambunctious sounds of raging hormones, this is a ride into the unknown. For a lot of kids, the only thing that’s certain is that this year…
An affecting look at the catastrophe of bullying within the American school system. It's deeply frustrating to watch the sheer helplessness these kids live what should be the best time of their lives and the complete ineptitude of the people who are supposed to be their care-givers. Instead of offering hard solutions it posits itself as a call to action remaining focussed on the here and now. Good stuff! 4 stars
If you have children you need to watch this. I'm thinking parents should be held criminally liable for their children's bullying. Can't trust the inept school systems, and the kids themselves are just a product of their parents. God damn.
This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence… read review
This was a very hard documentary to watch for me. The viewer follows kids that are bullied and tormented, and the camera catches a lot of this. I can’t even verbalise the anger felt when watching how… read review