Back to IndieWire

Watch: ‘An Open Secret’ Trailer Flays the History of Hollywood Sex Abuse

Watch: 'An Open Secret' Trailer Flays the History of Hollywood Sex Abuse

When “An Open Secret” premiered at DOC NYC, audiences and critics worried that no distributor would touch it. But the film has finally been picked up, by Rocky Mountain Pictures, for a 20-city US theatrical release beginning June 5. The film will also play exclusively at the Cannes Market in an invite-only screening on May 19.

READ MORE: Critics React to “An Open Secret”

Championed by veteran documentary programmer Thom Powers, director Amy Berg’s doc points at several industry figures involved in the sexual exploitation of male would-be child stars, including Marc Collins-Rector, founder of the youth-aimed web channel Digital Entertainment Network (DEN), and child-actor manager Martin Weiss. Watch the trailer below.

READ MORE: “West of Memphis” Director Amy Berg Talks New Evidence in Arkansas Case

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox