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Oakland Students to Screen 'Bully' Movie



    All 13,000 middle and high school students in Oakland Unified School District will be required to watch the movie "Bully" as part of an  anti-bullying program launched this week.

    Between now and Oct. 4, every middle and high school student in the district will take a field trip to the Regal Theater in Jack London Square for a private screening sponsored by the film's makers, district  officials said Sunday.

    The documentary, directed by Lee Hirsch, will be used to engage students in anti-violence discussions as part of an effort to make Oakland schools safer and more supportive.

    The first screening will take place Monday at 9:45 a.m. at the Jack London Regal Theaters, 100 Washington St. in Oakland.