Joe and Babe #73: Bullied to Silence

Joe and Babe LIVEThis week it’s all about bullying, or rather the fact that we’d like to see the problem of bullying be solved.  We had the opportunity to see the “Bully” movie this week ahead of its general release (locally at Harkins Camelview 5 through 4/19) and it is a very moving, powerful film that will have you going through the entire spectrum of emotions.  Bullying, of course, does not just happen to LGBTQ kids but is a larger problem.

Join us for a discussion on bullying in today’s world and why it has become an even bigger problem in recent years.  Our guest this week is filmmaker Susan Broude, producer/writer of “Bullied to Silence”, a very different look at the problem of bullying.  Broude chose to tell the story of the film directly through many youth who have been bullied themselves, including our own young LGBT rights activist Caleb Laieski.  Listen as she talks about the inspiration for the film and about her media company Purple People Inc, which produces short films, documentaries and publishes books to promote equality.

“Bullied to Silence” premieres at the Boston International Film Festival on Monday 4/16 and will be shown at the Sedona International Film Festival May 1-4, as well as in Phoenix at the Phoenix Art Museum on May 12.  For more details and showtimes, please visit www.bulliedtosilence.com

Saturday morning, join Joe and Babe for LIVE coverage of the Phoenix Pride Parade, our audio color commentary starts at 10:30am!

And, join us for “The Joe and Babe Show” LIVE via video from the Phoenix Pride festival.  Tune-in next week at 3pm at justin.tv/qtalkamerica or just come by our booth, say “hi” and sit down with us for a quick chat!