ScreenSingapore Showcases Special Screening of The Bully Project
The Weinstein Company has chosen ScreenSingapore to showcase THE BULLY PROJECT on 11 June 2011, the penultimate day of the inaugural ScreenSingapore. This makes Singapore the first territory outside of the United States to screen the film. The film is a highly acclaimed documentary feature that makes an insightful and moving examination of bullying and its long term impact. The groundbreaking and poignant film hopes to serve as a call to action against the abuse of students by their peers.
â€œThe Bully Project is a film that is close to all of our hearts, highlighting an issue of globalÂ relevance. Â Having it seen by the widest and broadest possible audience has been our priorityÂ from the start,â€ shared Harvey Weinstein, Co-Chairman, The Weinstein Company. Â â€œWe are very Page 2 of 3Â grateful to our friends at ScreenSingapore for giving us the opportunity to showcase the film atÂ their inaugural event.â€
The documentary, which follows five kids and families in America over the course of a schoolÂ year, offers insight into the cruel and painful world of the bullied children. Stories include twoÂ families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-oldÂ daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. The Bully ProjectÂ examines the consequences of bullying through the testimony of strong and courageous youthÂ and through the power of their stories, the film aims to change the way the society deals withÂ bullying.
(View the full press release here)
The special screening of THE BULLY PROJECT will be held on Sat 11 June 2011, at 3:30pm at Golden Village Vivocity. Tickets cost $10. Rating TBA.