Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield to Visit Meredith

Photojournalist and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield will speak about photography, filmmaking, and the topics of her films, including women’s bodies, kids and money on February 17 at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium.

Following Greenfield’s lecture, her newest film, the HBO documentary “Kids+Money,” will be presented and discussed. The film is 32 minutes in length.

Greenfield’s work in film and photography is provocative and influential. Her images can be found in “The New Yorker”, “Elle”, “Time” and “Harper’s Bazaar”. Her photographic work is in the collections of major museums, including the International Center of Photography and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Acclaimed for “Girl Culture” and “Fast Forward,” and more recently for her film and book “Thin.” Greenfield’s latest creation is “Kids+Money.”

In advance of her visit, Greenfield’s film “Thin” will be shown on February 16 at 7 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.

Both events, which are sponsored by Meredith’s Convocation Committee are free and open to the public.

These events are made possible by The Meredith College Convocation Committee, the Department of Art, the General Education Program and Meredith Health Services.

Date Submitted: 2009-02-10

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