IFC TAKES “HARVEY WEINSTEIN PROJECT”
In a release today, IFC Films has announced they have acquired the worldwide rights (excluding Canada) to Barry Avrich‘s documentary, Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project.
The release touts the film as a “powerful, uncensored, no-holds-barred account that traces Weinstein’s path from concert promoter on the cold streets of Buffalo to his first trip to the Cannes Film Festival, where he arrived with one pair of pants and closed his first movie deal, to winning an Oscar, and breaking the bank with his first $100 million film. It examines his complex relationships with his brother, his staff, and the Hollywood community at large and features interviews with industry insiders and the Hollywood creative community.”
The film is narrated by Peter Fonda.
Avrich isn’t shy to examine larger-than-life Hollywood figures, he also directed the Lew Wasserman doc The Last Mogul.
A release date has not been decided.