A Brave Heart

A Brave Heart

The Lizzie Velasquez Story

DVD - 2016
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It a documentary following the inspiring journey of 26-year-old, 58-pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist. Born with a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Velasquez was first bullied as a child in school for looking different and, later online, as a teenager when she discovered a YouTube video labeling her 'The World's Ugliest Woman.
Publisher: [Austin, Texas] : Women Rising Corporation, [2016]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Director of photography, Ben Powell ; editor, Christopher Roldan ; co-editor, Jose Marcelino Ortiz ; line producer, Jessica Chou ; writer, Michael Campo ; music by Sara Bareilles and Javier Dunn ; directed and produced by Sara Hirsh Bordo.
Audience: Rating: PG-13
Language Note: In English; Closed captioned
Copyright Date: ©2015
UPC: 883476150253
Call Number: DVD 363.25968 BRAVE
Alternative Title: Lizzie Velasquez story


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Dec 17, 2017

This is a very engaging and well made documentary! She's definitely an inspirational young woman - I love her diva personality too!! :)

Sep 21, 2017

She definitely was created with a purpose and she is fulfilling that role ever day of her life. What a inspiration and light she shines to the world.

Mar 09, 2016

Absolutely amazing young woman. Full of courage and determination. She turned bullying upside-down and made positive out of negative. Three cheers for Lizzie!!! You are a true hero!

Feb 16, 2016

A great documentary on a very brave young lady whose story deserves to be heard.

Feb 16, 2016

Very inspirational and a great tool for students to learn about bullying

An incredible story about an amazing individual who turned bullying into an opportunity. She has become an uplifting voice for so many others. My favorite part was when she said that she would like to thank the man who originally posted the YouTube video of her as "The World's Ugliest Woman", since he actually made it all possible. That speaks volumes about her strength and bravery.


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