Flashback: Harvey Weinstein Calls for Filmmaker Summit on Violence in Movies (Taranti

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    Flashback: Harvey Weinstein Calls for Filmmaker Summit on Violence in Movies (Tarantino's boss!)


    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/26/12 | Pamela McClintock



    Weinstein, an avid Obama supporter, cites lack of gun control as the real culprit behind the Colorado theater shooting and says it's time for Hollywood to examine its part in perpetuating real-life events.

    Speaking to The Huffington Post, Weinstein called for a filmmaker summit in the wake of last week's theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that left at least a dozen dead and 58 wounded.

    "I think as filmmakers we should sit down -- the Marty Scorseses, the Quentin Tarantinos and hopefully all of us who deal in violence in movies -- and discuss our role in that," Weinstein said.


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