the intimate story of a woman who spoke truth to power.
March 27, 2014 8:21 AM Subscribe
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", a documentary
by director Freida Mock
, which opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend, looks back on the journey of Anita Hill,
who famously testified that her former boss and then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Trailer
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: It’s pretty clear that Frieda Lee Mock, the director, isn’t trying to win over the “little bit slutty and a little bit nutty” crowd, which still maintains that Hill was a deranged fabulist and attention seeker when she testified to Congress that Clarence Thomas, then a Supreme Court nominee, sexually harassed her when he was her boss.
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The Daily Californian
interviews the director: “Anita speaks to a generation that she knows consumes knowledge from media. We wanted you all to know the story and to realize that in the workforce, the military, grad school — is that when harassment happens, you have recourse, and you do speak out. Women kept it quiet, in the old days. What (Hill) did in 1991 was to give voice to the experience of millions of women and men, to inspire them to protect their rights.”