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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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No More Bullying: 13 Million Kids Get Bullied Every Year

By Vitale Morum

Bully, the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as a number of major movie stars, theater owners, and members of Congress have joined forces to protest the film’s R rating. In a clear triumph for the film, Gerry Lopez, CEO of AMC Theaters, one of the most prominent theater chains in the world, spoke out against the R-Rating, saying, “To ‘automatically default’ Bully is a mistake. Automatic default to a rating, a category, a genre — doesn’t matter — is a mistake. The message, the movie, and its social relevance defy that kind of formulaic, conventional thinking. AMC will show this movie, and we invite our guests to engage in the dialogue its relevant message will inevitably provoke.”

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