Dokumentarni film redatelja Leea Hirscha o zlostavljanju među djecom u školama, ali i izvan škole. Budžet filma iznosi milijun i 100 tisuća $, a film je do sada bio prikazan na mnogobrojnim filmskim festivalima kao što su Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, Austin Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival te mnogi drugi na kojima je osvojio i nekoliko nagrada te zaradio par nominacija. Službena Američka premijera je zakazana za 30. ožujka 2012.
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 busses 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, like every other, bullying will be a big part of whatever meets them at their school’s front doors. Every school in the U.S. is grappling with bullying-each day more than 160,000 kids across the country are absent because they’re afraid of being bullied-but for many districts it’s just one more problem that gets swept under the rug. The Bully Project is a character-driven film. At its heart are those with the most at stake and whose stories each represent a different facet of this crisis. From the first day of school through the last, The Bully Project will intimately explore the lives of a few of the many courageous people bullying will touch this year.
Kategorije:Dokumentarni film, Drama, USA