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Harvey Weinstein documentary to premiere at Sundance Film Festival

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A documentary on the life of will be aired in the upcoming

The documentary directed by traces the rise and fall of Weinstein, who used to frequently visit this festival, reported Page Six.

The ongoing federal investigation in sexual assault cases filed against will look more deeply into the manner in which the producer went about in the movie business.

A total of 112 will be showcased in the upcoming edition. It includes movies like 'Untouchable' and Chiwetel Ejiofor's debut 'The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind'.

One of the highlights will be Ryan White's 'Ask Dr. Ruth', which will aim to focus on a new angle from the life of the

The film fest will be graced by the who's who of Hollywood, which includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Toni Collette, Julianne Moore, Jim Parsons, Michelle Williams, Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, and to name a few.

will be held from January 24, 2019, to February 3, 2019.

On November 25, New York's dropped a financial crime case against Hollywood producer, in connection with settling his sexual assault victims.

On November 01, an accused the filmmaker of sexually assaulting her when she was 16-year-old.

The former Polish model, identified as Jane Doe, in the court papers, said that in 2002, she met for a business lunch and later ended up at his apartment in Soho, where he "aggressively" demanded sex from her.

Notably, more than 80 women, including actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Rose McGowan, have revealed similar stories about the movie mogul.

Some accused him of using physical force to compel them to have sex, while others said he offered roles in movies to actors in exchange of sexual favours and also threatened to ruin their careers if they did not fulfill his demands.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 23:25 IST
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