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The battle to get ‘Bully’ seen by those who need it most

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/the_battle_to_get_bully_seen_by_those_who_need_it_most_20120321

At Sioux City Middle School in Iowa, 12-year-old Alex Libby is the odd-man-out. Seen by his peers as different, he has golden hair, gentle eyes, a wide, flat nose and permanently puckered lips. Together, they might seem to express something both pouty and vulnerable, sweet and sad. Kids are not so kind. “People call me fish face,” he blankly tells the camera in the new documentary “Bully” by filmmaker Lee Hirsch. “I don’t mind.”

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