Anderson Cooper Premieres New Documentary 'The Bully Effect'
Anderson Cooper's new documentary The Bully Effect - which premieres tonight on Anderson Cooper 360° - reprises three characters from the award-winning documentary Bully, directed by filmmakers Lee Hirsch and Cynthia Lowen, in the year following Bully's release. The Bully Effect will show how these three previously bullied youths empowered themselves to become anti-bullying rock stars appearing on national television and visiting the White House. Cooper will provide advice and tools on how to end bullying.
The anchor of Anderson Cooper 360°, Cooper is an award-winning journalist who has produced Emmy Award-winning reports on the causes and impact of bullying across America. Learn more about speaker Anderson Cooper.
A filmmaker, Lowen chronicled a "year in the life" of America's bullying crisis in Bully. Based on the documentary's success, she created The Bully Project, a collaborative effort to equip parents, kids, educators, and advocates with the tools to transform their communities. Learn more about speaker Cynthia Lowen.