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.