Lee Hirsch

documentary filmmaker

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Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is releasing the documentary  Bully  without a rating after Hollywood's Motion Picture Association of America said it would get an  "R" rating  because the…

Damaged Children, Clueless Adults and Hollywood Ratings

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is releasing the documentary Bully without a rating after Hollywood's Motion Picture Association of America said it would get an "R" rating because the…

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