Octavia Spencer directs short film on bullying

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2012, 14:04 PM IST

London: Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has stepped behind the camera to make a short film about bullying.

The star, who scooped an Academy Award in February, has directed "The Unforgiving Minute", about a young boy who is teased at school, Daily Star reported.

The 10-minute movie, narrated by Spencer`s friend and ‘The Help’ co-star Viola Davis, will be screened at the SoHo International Film Festival in New York City, which kicks off on April 13.