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Lee Hirsch

Local Voices: A Chance To Learn And Connect With Battleground and Red State Voters

Rachel Grady | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Rachel Grady

In my job as a documentary maker, I am lucky to meet and get to know people from many different backgrounds who are kind enough to let me come into their world with my camera. They show me, and an audience of strangers, the things that are special to them in their bubble of lifestyle, politics, or worldview.

Is Empathy the Antidote to Bullying?

Toni Nagy | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Sometimes, a movie is just a movie, but what happens when a movie becomes a movement? Bully touched me in a profound way, not only because it made me reflect on my own life, but also on the life of my daughter.

Last Week Push: 'Local Voices' Speak Positive Messages For Obama Campaign

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Positive advertising? Hard to find at this stage of the game, yet most people express a longing for messages that speak to the issues that resonate for them, in words and tones that strike a chord without the vitriol that too often clouds the conversation. Turns out a group called Local Voices is providing just those kinds of messages.

Who Did You Bully Today?

Cindy Waitt | Posted 12.24.2012 | Education
Cindy Waitt

Hopping onto the anti-bullying bandwagon is also a good thing, but as you do, consider the role we adults play every day in the lives of our kids, and other people's kids. As there are many ways kids bully, there are even more ways we adults bully.

The Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The caucus seeks to engage and empower each constituency involved in the anti-bullying movement. We need innovative solutions to combat bullying, ones that protect our children, our peers, our seniors.

The Anti-Bullying Movement: What's Next

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents
Rep. Mike Honda

The American Dream is first ignited in the classroom, and bullying is a clear and present danger to our nation's safety, spirit and competitiveness. Each educator and campus leader has a key role to play in the national mission to create a safe environment for each child.

Why So Snarky to Those Trying to Make a Difference?

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Toni Nagy

If you are an unapologetic capitalist you will suffer less public scrutiny than if you are someone who is trying to do something meaningful with your life. The focus morphs from the meaning of the message to suspicions of opportunistic motives.

John Celock

Union Leaders Target Bullying | John Celock | Posted 04.11.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON - The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bul...

Bully Will Disturb You and Give You Hope, But Ultimately It Misses the Mark

Ashley Bryan | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Ashley Bryan

I fear instead that those demographics not reflected in the film -- basically everyone except simple small-town folks -- will leave the theater troubled by what they've seen but ultimately detached from the issue.

The Bully Movement: An Interview With Lee Hirsch

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.09.2012 | Entertainment
Toni Nagy

Where Hirsch's movie is so successful is that it ignites empathy for those that have been bullied and will forever imprint in the minds of those who have seen it.

Film Review: Bully

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Controversy aside, Bully is powerful enough from the point of view that it touches a very important social issue that has grown to the point where it's also an educational one and well as a community one.

Harvey Scores A Big Win For 'Bully'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

It's a win for Harvey Weinstein, Lee Hirsch and "Bully": AMC has announced its theaters will allow moviegoers of all ages to see the film. EW repo...

Review: The Importance of Bully

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lee Hirsch's Bully can't help but move you. It's an important and powerful film, one that should be required viewing for kids of any age -- and their parents.

Gary Susman

Weinstein Company Loses Appeal Over R-Rated 'Bully' | Gary Susman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment

Who's the bully in this case -- movie mogul Harvey Weinstein or the MPAA ratings board? As expected, the MPAA turned down Weinstein's appeal over t...

MUST-SEE: Powerful New Trailer For 'Bully' Documentary

Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

The highly anticipated documentary Bully is a heartbreaking and significant window into one of the biggest issues facing today's kids and teens: Accor...

Jordan Zakarin

New Film Aims To Save America's Children | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 06.28.2011 | Entertainment

As a blizzard batters nowhere Iowa, a nowhere boy sits underground, remembering. While his classmates take the day free from school to live in the mom...

'The Bully Project': Documentary Sheds Light On School Bullying In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In schools across America, children and teens face bullying. In recent years, school bullying has infiltrated the Internet, as electronic messages and...