- Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 November 2013 07:09
- Written by Lupe Haas
The film has been causing quite a stir in the media for MPAA's decision to rate it R because of six F-bombs in the movie uttered by teens. A petition circulated earlier this month to force the MPAA to rethink their position but to no avail. The Weinstein Company decided to release an un-rated version in Los Angeles and New York before it's initial release as protest to bring awareness to the movie which would otherwise restrict those 17 and over to see. Below is a list of theaters where Bully is being shown starting Friday.
BULLY is being shown in the following theaters in L.A. and New York. The film will expand in more cities starting April 13.
The Angelika Film Center: http://angelikafilmcenter.com/
AMC Lincoln Square: http://www.amctheatres.com/LincolnSquare/
The Landmark Theater: http://www.landmarktheatres.com/Market/LosAngeles/TheLandmark.htm
Arclight Hollywood: https://www.arclightcinemas.com/movie/bully
AMC Century City: http://www.amctheatres.com/CenturyCity/
About the Movie
This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied, making it the most common form of violence young people in the U.S. experience. Directed by Sundance- and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary—at its heart are those with the most at stake and whose stories each represent a different facet of this bullying crisis.
Following five kids and families over the course of a school year, the film confronts bullying’s most tragic outcomes, including the stories of two families who’ve lost children to suicide and a mother who waits to learn the fate of her 14 –year-old daughter, incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. With rare access to the Sioux City Community School District, the film also gives an intimate glimpse into school busses, classrooms, cafeterias and even principles offices, offering insight into the often-cruel world of children, as teachers, administrators and parents struggle to find answers.
While the stories examine the dire consequences of bullying, they also give testimony to the courage and strength of the victims of bullying and seek to inspire real changes in the way we deal with bullying as parents, teachers, children, and in society as a whole. Through the power of these stories, Bully aims to be a catalyst for change and to turn the tide on an epidemic of violence that has touched every community in the United States—and far beyond.