Ashley Judd's New Film is her Most Personal One Yet

The Actress Plays a Small but Pivotal Role as Herself in the New Drama "She Said"

Which Details the Exhaustive Work of Journalists to Help Expose Harvey Weinstein, a former Hollywood mogul & Convicted Sex Offender 

Judd, 54, was one of a handful of women who came forward to The New York Times in 2017 to accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct

Judd appears early in the film, as she tells reporter Jodi Kantor (Zoe Kazan) that she was sexually harassed by Weinstein

Judd was greeted with a standing ovation at Thursday's world premiere of "She Said" at New York Film Festival

The actress was joined onstage by Kazan and Carey Mulligan, who said she was "terrified" to play journalist Megan Twohey

Together, Kantor and Twohey broke the story of Weinstein's decades of sexual abuse allegations,

The film is adapted from their 2019 nonfiction book of the same name

"It's so important to be in our truth and to have our righteousness in our story," she said.