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Beauty Culture

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 30 MINUTES | English |


Female Director(s), Documentary
Beauty Culture investigates our obsession with beauty and the influence of photographic representations on female body image. Film subjects hail from diverse points on the beauty landscape. Fashion photographers, child pageant stars, bodybuilders, teenagers, and intellectuals engage in a provocative dialogue that addresses the persistent "beauty contest" of daily life.


Directed by Lauren Greenfield and Lauren Greenfield

Lauren Greenfield is considered a preeminent chronicler of youth culture, gender, and consumerism. She recently won the U.S. Directing Award at Sundance for her doc The Queen of Versailles, which was acquired by Magnolia. She previously directed the Emmy-nominated Thin and multiple festival award winner Kids + Money.
Executive Producer
Frank Evers
Primary Cast
Lauren Greenfield, Anna Bayle, Gilles Bensimon, Lili Cohen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carmen Dell'Orefice
Frank Evers, Shanah Blevins
Lauren Greenfield
Catherine Bull
Director of Photography
Malik Sayeed
Production Associate
Jasmin Chang
Fol Chen


Sales Agent
Frank Evers
Evergreen Pictures
2417 McKinley Avenue Venice, CA 90291
Phone: 310 822 3545
Jasmin Chang
Evergreen Pictures
2417 McKinley Avenue Venice, CA 90291
Phone: 909 967 2073