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Show this little film to the world to stop bullying!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Many years ago, when I was a high school psychology teacher, I "accidentally" ran across this incredible film (at that time it was a 16 mm. film) that has changed the lives for the better of many, many high school students who were prone to bullying/ignoring those students who were "different" from them. Told caringly but honestly, this life-altering little movie depicts the extreme consequence of people not caring for other people's feelings. I still get "goosebumps" when I think about this wonderful lesson-teaching movie and the effect it has had not only on MY own life (as a psychotherapist I've seen what bullying can do to kids)but on the hundreds of 15, 16, 17 and 18 year olds who enrolled voluntarily into my "experimental" psychology class. There were no chairs or desks in my classroom...a portable...and the students sat on the floor for 50 minutes, five days a week (grudgingly at first because whoever heard of affluent kids not having the comforts of a desk!),learned to share their feelings and respect the feelings of others, explored values and how our adult lives would be shaped on learning about good values as teens, and studied life and death as subjects to be investigated rather than things that just "happened" to us. Even the football players were brought to tears as this little film uncovers and explores a situation that no one would ever want to think they were took part. There is no particularly religious bent to this film. The scenario simply investigates a premise that we all KNOW we should exercise: be good and caring to everyone you meet because you affect everyone whose path you cross. If your child is being bullied (ignored or otherwise), purchase this dvd and show it to your child's school principal. Many years ago, when I was a high school psychology teacher, I "accidentally" ran across this incredible film (at that time it was a 16 mm. film) that has changed the lives for the better of many, many high school students who were prone to bullying/ignoring those students who were "different" from them. Told caringly but honestly, this life-altering little movie depicts the extreme consequence of people not caring for other people's feelings. I still get "goosebumps" when I think about this wonderful lesson-teaching movie and the effect it has had not only on MY own life (as a psychotherapist I've seen what bullying can do to kids)but on the hundreds of 15, 16, 17 and 18 year olds who enrolled voluntarily into my "experimental" psychology class. There were no chairs or desks in my classroom...a portable...and the students sat on the floor for 50 minutes, five days a week (grudgingly at first because whoever heard of affluent kids not having the comforts of a desk!),learned to share their feelings and respect the feelings of others, explored values and how our adult lives would be shaped on learning about good values as teens, and studied life and death as subjects to be investigated rather than things that just "happened" to us. Even the football players were brought to tears as this little film uncovers and explores a situation that no one would ever want to think they were took part. There is no particularly religious bent to this film. The scenario simply investigates a premise that we all KNOW we should exercise: be good and caring to everyone you meet because you affect everyone whose path you cross. If your child is being bullied (ignored or otherwise), purchase this dvd and show it to your child's school principal. THEN, be in attendance when that same principal calls the entire school together to watch "Cipher in the Snow." You'll understand firsthand why this little film is too good to be rated...there simply isn't a scale on which to rate what it teaches.

eye opening
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This movie effectively opens the viewer's eyes. It is a story about a forgotten boy and the effects it has on him. It is a grate movie for learning and changing ones habits to include those who are in need of some love and care. I never knew what a cipher was until I watched this movie. It is touching.