Watching Lee Hirsch’s film Bully, which has its television premiere on Independent Lens this Monday October 13 at 10pm [check local listings], is meant to be both an emotional experience and an educational one. But Bully itself is only a start in working towards changing a culture of bullying inside and outside schools. The film’s Bully Project social action campaign is designed to continue the dialogue and further enlighten all of us — parents, educators, students — about what more we can do.
And now along with that, Independent Lens created a Resources page highlighting some of the best tools the Bully Project has to offer, as well as a few other useful places to go to learn more about bullying.
More Resources from and about Bully
As a companion for you and your family as you watch the film, here are a few additional resources, tools, and videos.
Start your own school-wide Bully Project:
An excellent interview with the filmmaker:
— Adobe MAX (@adobemax) October 9, 2014
And another interview with Hirsch on Collider.
A Guide for Teaching Bully:
On Cyberbullying and Other Resources
- How does your school stack up? Take the cyberbullying quiz. And keep this Cyberbullying Toolkit handy.
- From FRONTLINE’s “Growing Up Online,” more on cyberbullying and advice for parents.
- Cyberbullying Research Center.
- “When Bullying Goes High Tech” (CNN).
- How one Utah high school football coach made a hard decision to curtail cyberbullying; while an Iowa football team’s captains took a stand against bullying.
- 7 Bully-Proofing Strategies for Kids (via Dr. Michele Borba) and 5 Ways to Stop Bullying and Move into Action (via Edutopia)
Share Your Own Stories About Bullying
A Scene and the Trailer for Bully