‘Bully’ Movie & Defying ‘Kids Will Be Kids’

Writer Gayle MacDonald from The Globe & Mail interviews director Lee Hirsch about the ‘Bully’ movie and his own history being bullied when a child.

“From age 8 to 14, independent filmmaker Lee Hirsch was bullied mercilessly by classmates in suburban Nassau County, Long Island. Pretty much daily, he was ridiculed, pushed and punched – so often that he remembers his arms being a constant, putrid shade of yellow.

The scars from years of emotional and physical abuse took their toll, but ultimately led the Emmy- and Sundance-award-winning director to make the heart-wrenching documentary, Bully,…”

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