Annenberg Space for Photography Film BEAUTY CULTURE To Screen at DocuWeeks Showcase in Los Angeles
The 30-minute documentary is directed by filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield. BEAUTY CULTURE explores feminine beauty in contemporary culture through photography and the implication for female body image. Like the 2011 exhibit of the same name, It examines our obsession with beauty - its biological origins and how photographs shape our definitions of it. Elite fashion photographers, models and artists join pageant stars, bodybuilders, teenagers, and intellectuals in a provocative dialogue that addresses the persistent “beauty contest” that is daily life
Screenings of the film will take place in Los Angeles from August 10th through the 16th at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in North Hollywood. A Q&A session with Greenfield will follow those screenings on August 10 & 11.
The documentary will be screened on these seven dates as part of the festival's LA Shorts Program.
FRI 8/10 4:25 PM followed by Q&A with the film's director
SAT 8/11 6:00 PM followed by Q&A with the film's director
SUN 8/12 6:10 PM
MON 8/13 4:25 PM
TUE 8/14 6:00 PM
WED 8/15 6:10 PM
THU 8/16 4:25 PM
General public admission to screenings are available at the Laemmle for $11.00, $8.00 for IDA members and $8.00 for seniors and children. Please see the DocuWeeks site for details about showtimes and admission fees.
Watch a trailer for Beauty CULTURE here.