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Top Hollywood Execs Unveil Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Chaired by Anita Hill
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Kathleen Kennedy’s proposed industry commission to combat gender inequality is coming to fruition, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Two dozen top entertainment executives have come together to form and fund the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace, which will be chaired by Anita Hill. The attorney and Brandeis law professor was one of the first whistleblowers on sexual harassment, when she testified against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Senate confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court. She sits on the boards of directors for the National Women’s Law Center and the Boston Lawyers Committee for »
- Rebecca Sun
Manhattan's Lincoln Plaza Cinemas to Close
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Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, the long-running art-house fixture on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, is scheduled to close its doors at the end of January.
“We lost our lease, and they are not willing to extend it,” Ewnetu Admassu, general manager for the six-screen multiplex, tells The Hollywood Reporter. “We’re not closing because of lack of business.”
Located at 1886 Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets since 1981, the six-screen multiplex has been run and programmed by Dan Talbot and wife Toby, operating as a joint venture between the Talbots, France’s Gaumont and Millstein Properties, which owns the building in which the »
- Gregg Kilday