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.
Female Director(s), Documentary
About the Director(s)
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.
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