Bullying: a culture of silence is Sunnie McFadden-Curtis’ first feature length documentary. Canadian Actress and model has decided to go behind the camera and explore the troubling and pervasive topic of school bullying, which is unfortunately too often mentioned in our media. Victims of on going Bullying are not the only ones that suffer. In Bullying: a culture of silence, Curtis focuses on the victims and the profound and lasting consequences that bullying can have on families, friends, bystander, the victims and the Bullies themselves. She also investigates the rationale behind the silence that surrounds it and delves deep into the culture, talking to experts from the legal, medical, and law enforcement fields who offer startling accounts and first hand knowledge.
Inspired by personal experience Curtis unique, first hand look into the destructive culture of long-term bullying aims to spark discussion into the cause of this silence, and offers tools to educate and assist families who are embroiled in these devastating situations.
Bullying: a culture of silence is a candid, and poignant documentary filled with heart felt accounts from Victims, and families.
Sunnie McFadden-Curtis is a talented and seasoned actor who now takes her passion for film and television behind the camera. Directing her first documentary, “Bullying: A Culture of Silence”, McFadden-Curtis brings a fresh perspective to the troubling and pervasive topic of school bullying. The film, currently being submitted to the ReelWorld Film Festival jury, is dedicated to offering support and a positive course of action for victims and their families.
With over twenty years experience as an actor, whose television credits include: the soap opera Family Passions, the television drama Soul Food: The Series, and co-host of Black World (MTV), McFadden-Curtis is now taking her expertise in the industry to a whole new level. Passionate about sharing knowledge with others, she has committed herself to presenting this subject in a very personal and engaging fashion, drawing the viewer in with riveting interviews.
A model for many years, she also wrote and directed a short television piece for parents, as an experienced “insider’s guide” to the acting world, for new and aspiring young actors.
While continuing to act, McFadden-Curtis also has new documentary projects in development. She continues to hone her craft, enriching her knowledge of the ”behind the camera” side of filmmaking and exploring new opportunities in directing, editing and writing. She is an active advocate for children’s rights and safety, and organizes school-focused speaking engagements with leading experts in the field. McFadden-Curtis lives in Toronto with her husband and children.
1696 Avenue Road
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1696 Avenue Road
M5M 3Y4 Canada
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|Dialogue|| : ||English|
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|Running Time|| : ||55 min.|
|Exhibition Format|| : ||dvd|
|Screen Ratio|| : ||4:3|
|Sound|| : ||stereo|
Thu, April 3rd, 2008
Cineplex Odeon Carlton