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On the Record follows a former hip hop executive as she wrestles with the decision whether to make public her rape by one of the most powerful men in the music industry.

The film documents the devastating toll the disclosure has exacted on the lives of several women who describe having been assaulted by music mogul Russell Simmons. Survivors Drew Dixon, Sil Lai Abrams, Alexia Norton Jones, Jenny Lumet, and Sheri Sher share the insidious, systemic fallout that have changed their lives since their assaults that bring cultural and workplace issues to light. Deeply illuminating and packed with powerful and revelatory insights, On the Record’s narrative also includes interviews with prominent leaders, activists, journalists and academics, who speak about the unique binds women face when dealing with sexual violence in society.

“A chilling exposé on #MeToo and the music industry” ★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

”Gripping…always thought-provoking” ★★★★ The Times