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.
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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.
A micro study of a macro issue. It hit the right emotional beats choosing to focus on the victims of bullying and their turmoil but I thought it could have used a little examination of the bully's themselves.
Emotionally manipulative and one-sided documentary that thinks it can provide simple answers to a very complex problem. Despite being touched by several of the stories presented, the victims deserved better.