Inspired by the life of Lizzie Velasquez, an American of 26 years reached an extremely rare wasting syndrome, the documentary “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story” is presented Saturday, March 14th at the famous South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. Revenge for the young harassed women during adolescence.

This is the story of revenge. A revenge on life, its often distant detractors, but also on harassment and cyberstalking which she suffered during her childhood and adolescence. Qualified woman “the ugliest in the world” in a YouTube video, she discovers that she is 17 and that the devastating, Lizzie Velasquez, an American of 26 years suffering from an extremely rare wasting syndrome – only two people in the world suffer – has not yet daunted. Indeed, this Saturday, March 14, a documentary based on his personal history, A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story ( A brave heart, the Lizzie Velasquez life in French) is presented to the famous South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, reports The Independent , after a fundraising campaign through the Kickstarter platform that allowed him to collect $ 215,000 in 2014.

The goal: to fight against harassment and cyberstalking, especially with all the victims of mockery and insults. And it is highly expected. “Do us a favor and Run a bullet in the head” For Lizzie Velasquez is a fighter. Mocked at school and gets torn online at adolescence, including comments of a rare violence as “burn it” or “do us a favor and Run a bullet in the head,” the young woman instead chose to lead his own fight by starting a campaign against harassment that led him to become known internationally when of a TED conference in 2013 to more than 7 million times.

“Instead of me behind my house tears, I chose to be happy and to ensure that this syndrome is not a problem but an injury that would allow me to move forward and inspire others, “she had indeed told this occasion. For the director of the film, Sara Hirsch Bordo, “the way to triumph over adversity and make the opposite of a painful experience is universal elsewhere.” No official release date of the film is for now advanced.