Special Showing of the Documentary "Bully" | Ottawa Association of People who Stutter

Special Showing of the Documentary “Bully”

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Stewart No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the Ottawa Family Cinema will have a special screening of the powerful 2012 documentary film, “Bully” on Friday, November 23rd at 7pm. Proceeds from this showing will go to the Marie Poulos Bursary Fund. This fund assists individuals who stutter attend intensive and semi-intensive speech therapy programs at The Stuttering Treatment Clinic at Ottawa General Hospital. Tickets are only $6 in advance.

Synopsis:
This year, over 13 million American and Canadian 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. BULLY 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. The world we inhabit as adults begins on the playground. BULLY opens on the first day of school. 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 sun rises and school buses across the country overflow with backpacks, brass instruments and the rambunctious sounds of raging hormones, this is a ride into the unknown. For a lot of kids, the only thing that’s certain is that this year…

OTTAWA FAMILY CINEMA is located at Notre Dame High School Auditorium, 710 Broadview Ave. (One block east of Carling and Maitland.) There is plenty of free parking behind the school.

For more information on the Ottawa Family Cinema, upcoming movies and location visit their website. Tickets can also be obtained from members of the Ottawa Association of People Who Stutter (OAPWS). Contact: Tania 613-725-3443, Norm 613-226-7001, or use our online contact form.

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