BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo groups -- including the
Jean Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School
Violence -- will host a screening of the documentary "Bully" at
7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 22, at Dipson's Amherst Theater, 3500 Main
This screening is open to UB students and the public. The cost
is $7 per ticket, and there will also be a donation box for The
Bully Project (http://thebullyproject.com).
UB groups including Amnesty International, UB's Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender Alliance, the Honors College and UB's
Wellness Center will join the Alberti Center in hosting the showing
of the documentary. The film tells the powerful stories of five
individuals and families affected by relentless bullying.
The film aims to be a catalyst for change in the way that
parents, teachers, children, and society in general deal with
Amanda Nickerson, director of UB's Alberti Center, will be among
those viewing the movie. In a UB-produced video, Nickerson offered
her insights into the cause and prevention of bullying in schools:
Questions about this screening can be directed to Amnesty
International-UB Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org.