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Oprah producing sexual assault documentary for Apple TV+


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New details are starting to emerge regarding one of Oprah’s first projects for Apple TV+ that will put a bright focus on the music industry Apple is hosting an awards show for this week.

The former TV talk show host partnered with filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering to produce a documentary covering sexual assault in the music industry. Set to premiere next year, the documentary will follow allegations made against a notable executive in the music world.

Oprah signed a deal with Apple last year to create content such as films and documentaries along with bringing her book club to Apple stores. She also working with Prince Harry on a multi-part documentary about mental health.

Oprah’s next project

Few details about the film have been divulged so far. We don’t know who the notable figure is or the title of the documentary. The only info so far is this juicy little teaser from the press release:

“A brilliant former music executive who grapples with whether to go public with her story of assault by a notable figure in the music industry. The film is a profound examination of race, gender, class and intersectionality, and the toll assaults take on their victims and society at large.”

Dick and Ziering have already created some notable documentaries covering sexual abuse. The two collaborated on the 2012 Oscar-dominated documentary The Invisible War that examined sexual assault in the U.S. Army. The also made The Hunting Ground that covered sexual assault at colleges.



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