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Generation Wealth

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Artist-photographer-filmmaker Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles_ has made a career chronicling the excesses of America’s image-obsessed culture. In her latest and most epic project to date, she holds up a mirror to the super-rich, brilliantly capturing the human consequences of the bust-or-boom economy. Follow Greenfield on a globe-spanning journey inside the lives of the international wealthy elite—from child beauty queens in Los Angeles to the nouveau riche in Moscow­. The resulting portrait is an entertaining and eye-opening look at the erosion of the American Dream and pervasive influences of materialism, greed and fame.

July 27, 2018 6:30pm to August 2, 2018 6:30pm
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