Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has stepped behind the camera to make a short film about bullying.
The Help star, who scooped an Academy Award in February (12), has directed The Unforgiving Minute, about a young boy who is teased at school.
The 10-minute movie, narrated by Spencer's pal and The Help co-star Viola Davis, will be screened at the SoHo International Film Festival in New York City, which kicks off on Friday (13Apr12).