Harvey Weinstein


Vertical Entertainment acquires The Reckoning for U.S.

Barry Avrich’s follow up to his 2010 film Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project will be released stateside later this year.

Barry Avrich

Barry Avrich’s new Weinstein doc to bow at Hot Docs

The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret is the Canadian filmmaker’s follow-up to his 2010 doc about the now-disgraced Hollywood producer.


UBCP/ACTRA to host town hall on sexual assault

Women’s Committee chair Christine Willes on how the Harvey Weinstein scandal has broken the code of silence and what the industry can do now.


MIPCOM: Women’s voices get fiercer as Weinstein controversy grows

The mogul’s downfall has been the talk of Cannes, with high-profile industry members speaking out against sexual harassment in the industry.


Controversial U.S. doc Bully gets PG rating in B.C., Alberta

The ratings for the upcoming Lee Hirsch-directed documentary have come off without storm in Canada, in contrast to the blowback over a restrictive R rating issued by the MPAA stateside.

IFC Films

IFC gets Unauthorized

IFC Films has picked up the worldwide rights to Toronto documentarian Barry Avrich’s controversial Harvey Weinstein biopic, Unauthorized, excluding Canada.