February 20, 2013
We recently added “Bully” to the DBRL collection. The film played at the True/False Film Festival in 2012, and currently has a rating of 86% from critics at Rotten Tomatoes. Here’s a synopsis from our catalog:
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.
Check out the film trailer or the official film site for more info. DBRL also has the companion book in paperback or on audiobook cd.
April 9, 2012
We recently added Being Elmo to the DBRL collection. The film played at the Ragtag last year and currently has a rating of 92% from critics at Rotten Tomatoes. Here’s a synopsis from our catalog:
A documentary film following the man behind the the beloved children’s icon, Elmo; examining the life of puppeteer Kevin Clash; providing a behind-the-scenes views of Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop; and featuring interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, and Joan Ganz Cooney.
Check out the film trailer or the official film site for more info.