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On the Record (2020)



Critic Consensus: On the Record uses harrowing first-person accounts to powerfully and persuasively confront the entrenched sexism of an industry and its culture.

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Directed and produced by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (The Hunting Ground, The Invisible War), and first reported by the New York Times, On The Record presents the powerful haunting story of music executive Drew Dixon (collaborator on hit records by Method Man and Mary J. Blige, Estelle and Kanye West, and Whitney Houston) as she grapples with her decision to become one of the first women of color, in the wake of #MeToo, to come forward and publicly accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual assault.


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All Critics (70) | Top Critics (26)

Their stories have not been told. It's shocking to hear, yet so obvious. And that's what makes On the Record such a compelling watch -- it lays out in the clearest possible terms the ramifications for black women who dare to stand up.

August 26, 2020 | Full Review…

[T]his is the quintessential conversation starter, smartly edited and always thought-provoking.

June 27, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This compelling story of sexual assault and powerful men violently abusing their positions is a reminder than the #MeToo movement didn't begin - or end - with Harvey Weinstein.

June 26, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The film is forthright and intelligent on the difficulties and complexities involved in the discussion.

June 25, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

On the Record is a lesson in power and its caprices.

June 24, 2020 | Full Review…

A story of pain and complexity...

June 24, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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