Deborah Parks and Shelley Saywell (52 mins.)
This DVD interviews girls in Toronto and presents analysis to explore the problem of bullying and violence among this population group.
Bullied, Battered and Bruised
CBC (58 mins.)
This news documentary first aired on CBC Television and reviews the state of bullying in Canada and what can be done to prevent it.
Lee Hirsch and Cynthia Lowen (99 mins.)
This character-driven documentary follows five kids and families over the course of a school year as they struggle with bullying. It provides an intimate, and often shocking, glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices in relation to this issue. Difficult but powerful viewing.
Bully 911: Self Defence to Prevent Bullying
Johnny Gyro and Noel Gyro (86 mins.)
Developed by Seventh Degree Black Belt holder Johnny Gyro and Noel Gyro, Bully 911 aims to make children and youth considerably more confident when coping with bullies by teaching them the tools to escape without getting hurt. The video teaches simple but effective techniques for defending against chokeholds, hair pulling, arm grabs, and more. Also includes a forum on bullies and bullying with parents, kids, and child psychologists.
CTV (22 mins.)
This documentary features four bullies describing, from their "point of view," what motivates them to intimidate others, including one former bully who explains why he stopped. Originally aired on CTV as a W-5 segment.
The Bully's Mark
Filmwest (42 mins.)
The Bully's Mark follows Erin, now a personable, confident law student, on an odyssey back to her old junior high where she was bullied and captures her encounters with modern-day victims. The documentary also offers some solutions.
Bullying: A Culture of Silence
Sunnie McFadden-Curtis (52 mins.)
This documentary focuses on the profound and lasting consequences that bullying can have on families, friends, and bystanders. Investigates the rationale behind the silence that surrounds it, with heartfelt accounts from victims and families, along with gripping interviews with leading experts in the field.
Bullying Behavior in Boys and What To Do About It
Bob Ditter (30 mins.)
This film presents a clear and powerful overview of the complexities of bullying behavior in boys and how to respond to it in practical, effective ways.
Bullying: Gaining Insight
Schlessinger Media (36 mins.)
This series on conflict resolution aims to promote discussion and awareness among educators who deal with students in conflict and crisis. Each video features two vignettes depicting a staff member in a challenging situation within the school environment. Important intervention strategies are offered to show how to identify and defuse volatile solutions.
Cyber Safe: Identifying and Combating Cyber Bullies
Amanda Brocklebank, Michael De Robbio, and Luke Preston (27 mins.)
This Australian film discusses the problem of cyberbullying and presents strategies for combatting it.
FAST (Fighting Antisemitism Together) DVDs
FAST (22 mins.)
The toolkit includes a 4 DVD set on the prevention of anti-Semitism for students in Grades 6, 7, and 8. The videos are available as a free download.
It Gets Better Project
In September 2010, syndicated columnist Dan Savage created a YouTube video with his partner Terry Miller to inspire hope for young people facing harassment. In response to a number of students taking their own lives after being bullied in school, they wanted to create a personal way for supporters everywhere to tell LGBT youth that, yes, it does indeed get better. The It Gets Better Project has become a worldwide movement, inspiring more than 50,000 user-created videos viewed more than 50 million times.
It's a Girl's World: A Documentary About Social Bullying
Lynn Glazier and Gerry Flahive (68 mins.)
This NFB film examines how girls can use friendships to hurt each other and win social power in a group and shatters the myth that social bullying among girls is an acceptable part of growing up. An accompanying discussion guide is available online.
No More Bullies
St. Peter's High School and Majic 100 (3 mins.)
This mini-documentary, filmed and created by students at St. Peter's High School, is a stirring call for bystanders to speak up against bullying. Short but inspiring.
Taking Bullying Seriously
COPA (14 mins.)
This DVD documents the short- and long-term impact of bullying on young people. Children’s viewpoints and adults memories of what it was like to be bullied and how it affects them now form the basis of this unscripted, moving testimonial to the importance of preventing bullying.
To This Day
Shane Koyczan (7 mins.)
This powerful poem about the lasting impacts of bullying, but also the strength of survival, is stunningly illustrated. A must see.