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There's right, and there's wrong and there's common sense, and there's abuse of power, and as a citizen I have as much right as anyone else ... to voice my opinion, and if I have a bigger voice because of my situation, I'm going to use it whenever I see a blatant abuse of power. And that's all I'm going say about that tonight.
I don't think President Donald Trump's capable of resigning, president Donald Trump will say it's rigged or this or that. The day after President Donald Trump was elected, I said, well, give President Donald Trump a chance. You never know. You will see. But President Donald Trump is the — President Donald Trump's worse than I ever could have imagined.
With all due respect to Steven Spielberg, Steven Spielberg was one of the first people to come into Tribeca and I'm indebted to Steven Spielberg, but Steven Spielberg's the most successful director in the world, ever, it's not that easy for other people in smaller situations and it's about the work.
Martin Scorsese's a very giving person who understands, is able to take ideas and run with them or encourage you to run with them and if they work they work but at least Martin Scorsese will say,' Yeah, let's do it, let's try it.' we do have a special relationship but he does that with everybody he works with creatively.
There are people out there who just don't get it and they don't have a higher interest, if you will, in the betterment of the country even, it's just about them and they're a minority and they're dangerous and they're given a voice and everybody is entitled to have a voice but not when it's a voice like that. I'm sorry, then you're wrong. Then you have to either be quiet or learn that you are not right when you want to hurt other people and come after them with the white supremacy and all that other stuff and that hate, you're wrong.
My intent in screening this film was to provide an opportunity for conversation around an issue that is deeply personal to me and my family, but after reviewing it over the past few days with the Tribeca Film Festival team and others from the scientific community, we do not believe it contributes to or furthers the discussion I had hoped for.