“Let me try and be as direct as I possibly can with you on this. There was no relationship to repair. I didn’t intend for Harvey to buy and release The Immigrant – I thought it was a terrible idea. And I didn’t think he would want the film, and I didn’t think he would like the film. He bought the film without me knowing! He bought it from the equity people who raised the money for me in the States. And I told them it was a terrible idea, but I had no say over the matter. So they sold it to him without my say-so, and with me thinking it was a terrible idea. I was completely correct, but I couldn’t do anything about it. It was not my preference, it was not my choice, I did not want that to happen, I have no relationship with Harvey. So, it’s not like I repaired some relationship, then he screwed me again, and I’m an idiot for trusting him twice! Like I say, you try to distance yourself as much as possible from the immediate response to a movie. With The Immigrant I had final cut. So he knew he couldn’t make me change it. But he applied all the pressure he could, including shelving the film.”
~ James Gray
By Ray Pride Pride@moviecitynews.com
“Women’s March On Main” Will Hit Park City Alongside Women’s March On Washington
Park City, UTOrganizing Committee Member Chelsea Handler will lead the Park City sister march
to take place in conjunction
with the Women’s March on Washington
The creative and Park City communities come together to stand in solidarity with the rest of the country in demonstrating universal respect for social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care.The Women’s March on Main in Park City is one of over 200 sister marches being planned in all 50 states and in 20 countries around the world.
A member of the organizing committee, Chelsea Handler will be in Park City to lead the march as well as serve as a host of the post-march rally.
“Sundance has always been a platform for change: not only for filmmakers and filmmaking, but also for big ideas for the future,” Handler says. “If there’s anything I learned in the last year, it’s that we need to be louder and stronger than ever about what we believe in, so I joined some incredible women from around the country to bring our voices together in the streets of Park City. The Women’s March on Main will be an opportunity for the creative community and those in Utah to stand beside those in D.C.”
Additional speakers at and sponsors of the event will be announced in the coming weeks.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
9:00 AM – 11:00 AMWHERE:
Main Street, Park City, UT
Details including route and start location to come
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