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(July 19) GENERATION WEALTH screening + Q&A w/ Lauren Greenfield
The Writers Guild of America, East
invites you and one (1) guest to attend a screening of
Followed by a Q&A with writer & director Lauren Greenfield
Moderated by Hillary Busis
WGA Member Event (RSVP Required)
Thursday, July 19, 7:30pm
Crosby Street Hotel
79 Crosby Street
This event includes a 30-minute post-screening Q&A. As a courtesy to Ms. Greenfield, attendees are expected to stay to the end of the event.
For the past 25 years, acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield (THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES, THIN, KIDS+MONEY, #LIKEAGIRL) has travelled the world, documenting with ethnographic precision and an artist’s sensitivity a vast range of cultural movements and moments. Yet, after so much seeking and searching, she realized that much of her work pointed at one uniting phenomenon: wealth culture. With her new film, GENERATION WEALTH, she puts the pieces of her life’s work together for in an incendiary investigation into the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen. Spanning consumerism, beauty, gender, body commodification, aging and more, Greenfield has created a comprehensive cautionary tale about a culture heading straight for the cliff’s edge. GENERATION WEALTH, simultaneously a deeply personal journey, rigorous historical essay, and raucously entertaining expose, bears witness to the global boom-bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of capitalism, narcissism and greed.
This feature is a documentary.
Written & Directed by: Lauren Greenfield
Release date: July 20, 2018
This invitation is nontransferable, seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes early.
Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows.
RSVPs do not guarantee seating, and no one will be admitted once the film has started.
RSVP Cancellation Policy
We understand that unplanned issues can come up and you may need to cancel your attendance at a screening. If that happens, you must provide at least five (5) hours advance notice to allow the accommodation of other members on the waiting list. Cancellations must be made by email; phone cancellations will not be accepted.
After missing three screenings without sending a cancellation notice to email@example.com within the defined window, you will be notified that you have been placed on a three-month hiatus from attending WGAE screenings.
Please note that is your responsibility to track your reservations and strikes. You will only be notified upon your third and final strike that you have been placed on hiatus.
Our priority is ensuring that our programming is robustly attended and accessible to all members. We hope this policy will enable us to better serve the needs of all members.