‘Bully’ Documentary Opens Unrated Today

The documentary Bully opens today in Los Angeles and New York, and in response to the MPAA’s refusing to lower its ‘R’ rating, it will be distributed unrated. As a result Cinemark theaters will not show the film, Regal and Carmike will still screen it as an “R,” and it’s still in question whether Landmark theaters will distribute it at all, but AMC theaters has committed to allowing young people in to see it. Yesterday, MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts talked to Bully‘s filmmaker Lee Hirsch and human rights activist Kerry Kennedy about the decision to release the film unrated and the importance of raising awareness about bullying in society. Watch it: