The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center hosts a filmmaker-in-residence event with photographer/filmmaker Lauren Greenfield. Her work chronicles the youth culture, gender and consumerism in acclaimed works including Girl Culture, Fast Forward, THIN and her documentary, The Queen of Versailles. Ms. Greenfield will lead a workshop-style presentation on Thursday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the film center in the Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard Haven. A screening of two of her films will follow on Friday and Saturday.
THIN will be shown on Friday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m. The film follows four young women in a residential treatment facility for women with eating disorders. On Saturday, August 3, the documentary The Queen of Versailles screens at 7:30 p.m. This film focuses on the decline of a family dealing with financial hardships during the housing crisis of 2008.
Tickets for the films are $12, or $7 for film society members.