Amanpour and Company

Director Kitty Green on Toxic Behavior in the Film Industry

Clip: 01/31/2020 | 2m 19s Video has closed captioning.

As the rape trial of fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein ramps up, a new film is examining the toxic workplace culture which enables predatory behavior and vilifies those who speak up. "The Assistant" tracks a day in the life of an assistant at a high pressure production company, and is the latest work from writer and director Kitty Green. She joins the program from New York to discuss.

Aired: 01/31/20

Rating: NR

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