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Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia

24 minutes 5 seconds

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What is fatphobia, and what can be done to overcome it? With poetic illustrations and painful, compelling testimony, this documentary offers multiple examples of the psychological effects of weight-based discrimination and bullying on adolescent girls.

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Profile view of a teenage girl looking down and writing on paper. Closeup profile of another teenage girl in foreground. Caption. Verbal bullying is the most common type of bullying.
Against Bullying
Episode 1
25 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 quarter view of teenage girl with troubled expression. Canopy of trees and gray sky in background. Caption. Most bystanders avoid interfering.
Against Bullying
Episode 2
22 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small crowd of people, some with lanyards and heads bowed. Caption. Of different nationalities, ages, social positions.
Against Bullying
Episode 3
17 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Boy with dark curly hair sits at a desk and smiles up to the side. Other children out of focus in background. Caption. If I have a bully.
12 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Adolescent girl seated at a school desk, looking up towards the front of class with a pensive expression. Caption. And I want Jessica, Valesca, and Gavin.
17 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Teenage boy with a distressed expression leans on a table and looks up at a shadowy figure in a dark room. Caption. Cause problems, cause this.
24 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Children walking down a hallway at school with a negative photo editing effect. Caption. Male narrator. Seven out of ten kids have been bullied.
27 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Young girl wearing a backpack looks down at the ground in a public bathroom. Caption. What a loser!
31 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Closeup side view of a young woman in front of a red brick wall with her mouth open mid-speech. Caption. Lori as narrator. What? Caption. Nothing, nothing.
25 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Storybook illustration of a woman with black hair holding up a brown-haired young boy by his t-shirt. Both look angry. Story text appears under the illustration.
11 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5