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A brave heart
DVD 302.343 Vel

A documentary following the life of Lizzie Velasquez, her triumphant journey to the other side of bullying, and her mission to inspire and empower a more positive online environment.

DVD 371.58 Bul

This is a character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America's bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. Documentary provides an intimate and often shocking glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices.

Girl rising
DVD 371.822 Gir

View a groundbreaking film, which tells the stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries, written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actors. Viewers will see a showcase of strength from the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.

The hunting ground
DVD 371.782 Hun

An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the films follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice – despite harsh retaliation, harassment and pushback at every level.

That's what I am
DVD That

In 1965, a well-meaning English teacher pairs a well-liked student with the school's biggest outcast on an important class project, determined to teach both boys courage and acceptance.

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