Are your words doing damage? – Short film for Dolly’s Dream created by a 15-year old
This video made for Dolly’s Dream by 15-year-old filmmaker Charlotte McLaverty contains a powerful message.
Amy “Dolly” Everett was the victim of bullying and ended her young life at just 14 years of age. Dolly’s Dream has been established by her family and friends in her memory. Dolly’s Dream works to create positive change and help prevent the lives of other children being lost, and act as a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.
With the backing of 17-year-old international star Billie Eilish, this is an important video by teens for teens, that will help start a conversation between parents and young people.
If viewing this video leaves you feeling overwhelmed or in need of support, please know that there are services available to help. For telephone 24/7 crisis or suicide prevention support, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit www.lifeline.org.au/gethelp. In an emergency, call 000. Parents and carers, visit the new Dolly’s Dream Parent Hub to learn more about how to keep your kids safe online.
Watch the video below:
Directed by Charlotte McLaverty
Music by Billie Eilish
See the behind the scenes making of the video:
Dolly’s Dream aims to:
- Raise awareness in communities, children and parents about the serious issue of bullying and its devastating effects
- Work to prevent and address Bullying issues in the community
- Deliver information on ways to mitigate bullying, including cyber bullying, within school communities and to those in need
- Change cultures in the community to prevent bullying, and
- Support victims of bullying
Money raised for Dolly’s Dream will go to programs and services to achieve Dolly’s Dream’s purpose.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Dolly’s Dream Facebook page or the Dolly’s Dream website.
What: Dolly’s Dream Short Film by Charlotte McLaverty
When: Released September 2019
Where: Dolly’s Dream Australia (see link above)
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Image Source: Dolly’s Dream Facebook
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