Related Story Sean Penn Working On Establishing COVID-19 Testing Sites In SoCal, Envisions National Rollout The question of which films, and just how many the festival can attract this year, is still out there. Word in recent weeks is that some studios and distributors who normally attend will not be doing so. Netflix, which has been a key presence in the last couple of years is sitting this one out, at least at this point. … [Read more...] about Telluride Film Festival Announces It Will Go On With The Show; Plans Continue To Hold Important Oscar-Precursor Event On Schedule
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Jane Doe and Weinstein had gone to dinner to discuss professional opportunities within the film industry, the lawsuit states. When they returned to their hotel, she thought Weinstein was leading her to a friend’s suite, but he brought her to his own instead. There, the lawsuit states, he “pinned her against the suite’s front door, jammed his tongue into her mouth and fondled her breasts and then vagina.” … [Read more...] about Four More Women Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Abuse. One Was 17 Years Old.
Now, the camera turns on him: Powell will be the subject of a new documentary, Ricky Powell: The Individualist, set to premiere at the We Are One Global Film Festival on Saturday, May 30th at 5:30 p.m. ET. Directed by Josh Swade, the film features archival photographs and footage shot by Powell himself along with interviews with Powell and some of his most well-known subjects. … [Read more...] about Legendary Hip-Hop Photographer Ricky Powell Gets His Own Documentary
The first plaintiff, Jane Doe I, alleges that she met Weinstein at the Cannes Film Festival in 1984, when she was trying to break into the film industry and wanted to get funding for a documentary she was producing. The woman alleges that following a professional dinner, Weinstein lured her back to his hotel suite, “pinned her against the suite’s front door, jammed his tongue into her mouth and fondled her breasts and vagina.” When she told someone what had happened to her, Weinstein warned her to keep quiet, threatening to blackball her from the film industry. … [Read more...] about Four More Women Come Forward Against Harvey Weinstein In New Lawsuit
A 43-year-old woman from Tennesee claims that in 1994, when she was 17, Weinstein "falsely imprisoned, sexually assaulted, sexually battered and raped her" in his hotel room. The plaintiff, who wanted to break into the entertainment industry, alleges Weinstein demanded she perform oral sex on him. A 70-year-old woman from Ecuador claims that in 1984, when she was 34, Weinstein allegedly pinned her against a door and fondled her in his hotel room in Cannes, when she was looking to start a career as a documentary filmmaker. A 38-year old woman said she met Weinstein in Manhattan in 2008 and he offered to "help take her career to the next level". He allegedly raped her in his Soho apartment a few days later, telling her he would ruin her if she told anyone. A 35-year-old woman from Hungary claims that in 2013, when she was 26, she met Weinstein at the Venice Film Festival. A few months later, he allegedly forced her to perform oral sex on him when she met him in a hotel room. Allegations … [Read more...] about Harvey Weinstein: Four more women accuse producer of assault