13 October 2017 5:28 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has catapulted beyond the insular world of independent film and become one of the top news stories in the world. The decades of sexual harassment allegations have led the board of The Weinstein Company to fire its co-founder as the charges pile up.

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Meanwhile, the company’s own future is in doubt. This has led many in the industry to ponder its legacy. In the ’90s, the Weinstein brothers had a major impact on the visibility of independent film through their earlier company, Miramax. But is that legacy really deserve its reputation?

That’s the starting point for this week’s episode of Screen Talk, in which Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson look back on the Miramax story and how it sits today. Plus: Highlights from several recent film festivals, an »


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