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Starz Sets #ThatsHarassment Campaign for Prime Time


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Starz has slated the #ThatsHarassment series of short films from actor and producer David Schwimmer and writer and director Sigal Avin to air later this week.

#ThatsHarassment will air on Starz on Friday, January 26, at 8:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. as a half-hour prime-time special. It will also be available on the Starz app and Starz On Demand. The film campaign was made in conjunction with the Ad Council; Schwimmer; Avin; the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN); and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC). The short films are written and directed by Avin and executive produced by Avin, Schwimmer and Mazdack Rassi, co-founder and creative director of MILK Studios.

#ThatsHarassment depicts cases of sexual harassment in the workplace, with all stories based on real events. The short films include The Coworker starring Grace Gummer and Joseph Sikora, The Boss starring Zazie Beetz and Schwimmer, The Actor starring Noah Emmerich and Cristela Alonzo, The Photographer starring Bobby Cannavale and Anna Van Patten, The Doctor starring Cynthia Nixon and Michael Kelly and The Politician starring Harry Lennix and Emmy Rossum.



About Sara Alessi

Sara Alessi is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at salessi@worldscreen.com.

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