Films – Bullying

Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History
Documentary film kit that chronicles one student’s ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today. Kit includes a viewer’s guide with standards-aligned lesson plans and activities.  Source: Teaching Tolerance.
Time: 55 minutes
Grade Level: teachers, administrators, counselors


Documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across the USA, its causes, and its cures with an accompanying Teaching Guide from Facing History and Ourselves.  Director: Lee Hirsch.
Time: 98 minutes.
Grade Level: middle – high school

The Cyberbully
There are 2 versions: one from 2011 you can find on Netflix. Tells the story of a teenage girl who is bullied online. Addresses related topics including online anonymity, legal loopholes that enable cyberbullying, the social pressure on teens to partake in digital relationships, and the emotional devastation that bullying inflicts on its victims and their families. The other is from 2015 about a British teenager who is forced by a computer hacker to do his bidding. If she refuses, the hacker will leak compromising photos of her to the public

Grade Level: high school

Human Rights Issues: Bullying

Demonstrates the harmful effects of different forms of bullying including exclusion, verbal abuse, and cyberbullying. Source: Megamegatran.
Time: 7 minutes
Grade Level: Middle – high school