As the plan to shrink Lucas down to their size with a magic potion and forcing him to live like an ant within the colony--an astonishing new world opens up to him. This is a story of two close young friends who have a falling out, and internet bullying ensues, evolving into physical violence. Especially powerful are the numerous stories of child suicides which reinforce the importance of the issue. The subject of gay bullying could've been a documentary on its own. A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. This is the story of a ten-year-old boy named Lucas Nickle, who has just moved to a new neighborhood, has no friends, and is the target for the local bully and his gang.
I'd even go so far as to say this documentary should be mandated watching for schools. Starring: Alex Libby, Je'Maya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Kirk Smalley, Laura Smalley, and Kim Lockwood. At the center, however, is the main argument that not enough is being done by the adults to prevent bullying. In the documentary, we follow around five people from all across the U. With that being said, the documentary is definitely worthy of recognition and is almost required viewing for not only young children, but parents as well. That just can't be done. Synopsis Bully is a movie starring Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, and Lona Johnson.
That isn't to say the film is perfect. Having some of the bullies interviewed would have been a bit interesting I think. They will embrace it with a cold shoulder, ignoring its messages and its morals. His parents are leaving for a honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta, so they are too busy to attend to his problems. Beyond this, the film is truly great.
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. She didn't kill anyone, but her life has changed greatly since the event. We follow a few families dealing with suicides as a result of bullying, one family whose son is dealing with bullying on an everyday basis, and one family whose daughter is in youth behavioral detention from having brought a gun onto a bus. If you have children, find a way for them to see this film. It is a bit sad her story couldn't have been elaborated more. I can't stress the importance enough of this documentary.
It would have also been nice to see some bullies and bullied as adults and what they think. Because he cannot fight back, he takes out his anger on an anthill in his front yard; He kicks it, stomps it, squirts it with his water gun, and floods it with a hose. Lucas is constantly being beat up by the obese yet intimidating neighborhood bully. 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. As stated, the film is told by it's subjects. Each story is a different, powerful facet of bullying and the journey is moving and heart breaking.
This terrifies the ants, who call Lucas the Destroyer. The fifth boy is the deceased Tyler Long, who killed himself at seventeen because of ongoing torment for his weak appearance and uninvolved athletic status. Bully paints the issue as one with no feasible solution other than to police the grounds carefully and intricately. In this case, our heroes are the bullied and our villains are those behind the broken system that allows bullying to continue. Summary for the movie 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 young people in this country experience. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering Bobby, with a group of willing and unwilling participants in a small Florida town.
For the more than 13 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 plan to shrink Lucas down to their size with a magic potion and forcing him to live like an ant within the colony--an. As it turns out, no one is as innocent as they appear. In Oklahoma, we meet openly gay Kelby Johnson, a down to earth youth who has been outcast for her sexual orientation. As a documentary, Bully is a surface-scratcher, going for an expansive view on the issue, rather than a deep, moving one. Lucas is constantly being beat up by the obese yet intimidating neighborhood bully. This terrifies the ants, who call Lucas the Destroyer.
In Iowa, we meet Alex Libby, a socially awkward loner, victim to verbal and physical abuse on his school bus for a face resembling a fish. She has a tight bond with her friends, including her girlfriend, but personal feelings of inferiority and the looming thought that she'll never be like everyone else has lead her to try to take her life three times. And in the process, Lucas obtains the things he wants most: friends, companionship, acceptance and the courage to stand up for himself. Cyberspace is the new school playground when it comes to bullying. From hearing a man who lost his son use politics as an example to a confrontation in the aforementioned woman's office, the film has a good arc about it. Documentary Drama 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. We root for change to happen and for these kids lives to improve, for there to be hope, and there is.
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. And does their homelife really have anything to do with it, or do they just enjoy the pain and torment his victim feels? Because he cannot fight back, he takes out his anger on an anthill in his front yard; He kicks it, stomps it, squirts it with his water gun, and floods it with a hose. It is one of the most important films of our time. Other parents deal with the loss of their child through suicide stemmed from bullying and their efforts to change the school systems and law enforcement that ignore the problem. One woman in particular displays aptly the real problem and does so with finesse. A bold and daring exercise that could change the way documentaries are produced.
Director Lee Hirsch stated by doing that, the film would then be out of reach to children who the movie is directly made for. After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend, Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. The world we inhabit as adults begins on the playground. Can you handle the real answers? Much of it consists of interviews with the bullied students and their parents. We also, never get a look at the other side of the road, from a bully's perspective. As someone who was a victim of bullying and has known many others to also be victims of bullying, it's refreshing to see that people are standing up all over the world and attempting to do something about it.