• Post Weinstein, film festivals aim for gender parity

    5 monthes ago - By National Post

    NEW YORK - Asia Argento said he raped her during the Cannes Film Festival. Mira Sorvino said he chased her around a hotel room at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rose McGowan's encounter happened at the Sundance Film Festival.
    Just as Harvey Weinstein did at the Oscars, the disgraced movie mogul lorded over the festival world, which provided the glitzy, champagne-flowing setting for many of his alleged crimes. And in the aftermath of Hollywood's sexual harassment scandals, film festivals have done some soul searching.
    Codes of conduct have been rewritten, selection processes have...
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