According to a press release, the currently untitled film is said to be “a profound examination of race, gender, class and intersectionality, and the toll assaults take on their victims and society at large”.
The documentary will focus on a “former music executive who grapples with whether to go public with her story of assault and abuse by a notable figure in the music industry”.
Oscar-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, known for documentaries The Invisible War and The Hunting Ground that exposed sexual assault on college campuses, will direct the feature. It is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
Earlier this year, Oprah announced that she had been working with Prince Harry as co-creators and executive producers on a series regarding mental health, also set to release in 2020 on Apple+.
“The dynamic multi-part documentary series will focus on both mental illness and mental wellness, inspiring viewers to have an honest conversation about the challenges each of us faces,” an Instagram post from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reads.