Idiosyncratic filmmaker Abel Ferrara ("Bad Lieutenant," "The Funeral") takes on the provocative 2011 case of former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the barely veiled drama "Welcome to New York." This frank, unruly look at sex, privilege and power unfolds...
First it was DSK with his 'frequent' sex-parties, rape charges, and pimpin' hookers. Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) - who denies charges of pimping - has told a court in northern France that prosecutors had greatly exaggerated...Show More Summary
“No one wants to be saved. No one.” Abel Ferrara’s take on the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal, Welcome To New York, is a shadowland vision of hell as a place where everything is allowed—a compressed world of urges. Ferrara’s style is...Show More Summary
The real credibility problems in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case shouldn’t make us forget how many women lose out in a justice system that suspects them of lying, or out for money, fame or “attention.”
Philippe Legrain, a former adviser to the European Commission president, told Arte that the IMF managing director at the time, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, overrode objections from IMF staff so that Greece could pay the money it owed to French...Show More Summary
The film is a fictionalized account of the scandal surrounding Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the French economist and politician who was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel worker in 2011. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... IFC has released a trailer for Abel Ferrara's (MS. Show More Summary
An interesting defense at the "aggravated pimping" trial of ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s self-described “rough” sexuality is being dissected in the courtroom and in the cafes of a country that considers privacy to be sacrosanct.
The Dominique Strauss-Kahn trial depicts events of force and coercion, but most sex parties aren't like that
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on trial in Lille, France, for "pimping," or organizing and instigating sex parties with prostitutes. And it appears he could get off without a serious punishment. On Monday, four of the women present at these parties dropped their damages claims, lawyers for the women told Reuters. Show More Summary
The case against freaky French pol Dominique Strauss-Kahn is growing limper by the day.
The prosecutor in the trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has asked that the charges of aggravated procurement be dismissed for lack of evidence. The women involved have dismissed their claims for damages against him. Lille Prosecutor Frederic Fevre... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
By Pierre Savary LILLE, France (Reuters) - A French prosecutor asked a criminal court on Tuesday to acquit former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a pimping charge for his role in what investigating magistrates argued was an organized sex ring using prostitutes. Show More Summary
The prosecutor in the "aggravated pimping" case against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has asked the court to drop the charges against him, after five of the six plaintiffs in the case suddenly recanted their testimony. Read more...
In what could be the end of a headline-grabbing trial, a prosecutor in France has asked that Dominique Strauss-Kahn be cleared of charges that he procured prostitutes for orgies.
He doesn't deny he's participated in orgies, that he enjoys "rough" sex with his "conquests," or that he needs a lot of it, per the AP. But Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he's no pimp, and a French prosecutor today asked for the acquittal of the ex-IMF chief, the BBC reports. Frederic...
A French prosecutor is calling for aggravated pimping charges to be dropped against the former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. See also: Dominique Strauss-Kahn on orgies, stress and saving the world Lille prosecutor Frederic Fevre said on Tuesday that neither the investigation nor the evidence given in court had established he was guilty. Show More Summary
Four prostitutes drop request of damages against Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the sensational pimping trial.
A pimping case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn nearly unraveled Monday, as five of six plaintiffs in a French prostitution trial dropped their accusations against him, saying there's no proof that he violated the law.
A civil suit against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been dropped.