The Bully Receives It's Third Film Festival Award For Best Short Narrative

Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment's film, The Bully, earns its third award at Americas Rainbow Inaugural Film Festival
By: Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment
Actor John Echo, Executive Producer Maurice Wilson, Writer/Artist Jiggy Jada
Actor John Echo, Executive Producer Maurice Wilson, Writer/Artist Jiggy Jada
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Dec. 23, 2016 - PRLog -- Another feather in its cap for The Stop Bullying Project®! Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment wins its third film award at America's Rainbow Inaugural Annual Film Festival Presented by HBO®. The Bully earned nominations in three categories. The festival held in New York City, December 20-22, 2016 at the historical Sunshine Cinemas. The Bully earned five previous film festivals nods, winning two festivals in the category of Best Narrative Short Film.

The winning short film was shown to an audience and panel of judges on the night of the Festival's inaugural debut amongst other films in the same category. A Q & A followed with Executive Producer Maurice Wilson, Writer/Artist Jiggy Jada, and actor John Echo who plays Buck's father in the movie.

America's Rainbow Film Festival celebrated all forms of domestic and international quality films made by and/or starring Urban/Minority LGBT (Q) I (A) Community Members as part of their mission to break the stigma and stereotyping worldwide. *

The Bully tells the tale of a Muslim girl, "Erika", who starts a new school and finds herself the victim of relentless bullying. In the resulting emotional turmoil, she finds allies and salvation in unexpected places. The Bully tackles not only the issues of bullying, but that of racism, religion, and sexuality. It is a story of intolerance, but also a story of kindness, forgiveness, and redemption.

The film stars Staten Island teen actors, Charles Keppler and Sarah Altreche. The short film is the inspired and written work of Staten Islander and recording artist/writer/activist, Jiggy Jada, (Co-CEO Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment, and Co-Founder The Stop Bullying Project®)

The Bully was Executive Produced by, Dr. Jacquelyn Wilson (Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment, The Stop Bullying Project®, #SurpriseTheStruggling™ Inc.) and Maurice Wilson (Black Moes Art Music Inc./ NXT LVL Entertainment) Films Director, Gerald Barclay, Director/producer of Gee Bee Productions.

Ruthe McDonald
Source:Mynding My Own Bizness™ Entertainment
Tags:The Stop Bullying Project, The Bully, Americas Rainbow Film Festival
Location:Staten Island - New York - United States
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