Lauren Greenfield to lecture April 17 at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland

On Thursday, April 17, at the Portland offices of award-winning ad agency Wieden+Kennedy, Photolucida is presenting “Lauren Greenfield—From Gordon Gekko to The Queen of Versailles: A Journey in Pictures, Film, and Culture.” The lecture is sponsored by Canon Explorers of Light. Lauren, who is working on a major museum exhibition and retrospective book titled Wealth: […]

Lauren Greenfield’s award-winning documentary “The Queen of Versailles” airs tonight on Bravo

Lauren Greenfield‘s documentary The Queen of Versailles, which won her a Sundance Film Festival directing award and a Directors Guild nomination for Outstanding Achievement, will make its broadcast premiere tonight at 9 EST on Bravo. The film follows Jackie and David Siegel on their quest to build the largest home in America, inspired by the […]

The Hollywood Reporter: Lauren Greenfield “wins key ruling in defamation fight”

. As announced in The Hollywood Reporter today, Lauren Greenfield won a key victory in the defamation lawsuit filed against her by David Siegel, one of the subjects of her award-winning film The Queen of Versailles: “Last month, U.S. District Court judge Anne Conway presided over an evidentiary hearing to decide the issue of whether […]

Lauren Greenfield nominated for a Directors Guild award for “The Queen of Versailles”

We’re proud to announce that Lauren Greenfield, director of The Queen of Versailles (Magnolia Pictures), has been nominated for a Directors Guild award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. The winners will be announced at the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 2 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. The DGA […]

Lauren Greenfield’s “The Queen of Versailles” nominated for best feature documentary by the International Documentary Association

. The International Documentary Association yesterday announced the nominees for best feature documentary, and The Queen of Versailles—Lauren Greenfield‘s debut feature-length documentary—is one of the five films chosen for this honor. Congratulations, Lauren! The winner will be announced December 7 at a ceremony in Los Angeles, where Lauren’s fellow nominees include Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, […]

Lauren Greenfield’s award-winning film “The Queen of Versailles” opens today

Now’s your chance to see the movie that everyone’s talking about—The Queen of Versailles, the award-winning feature-length documentary directed by Lauren Greenfield, opens today. Here’s the capsule description from Magnolia Pictures, which purchased the distribution rights to the film when Queen premiered at Sundance this past January: “With the epic dimensions of a Shakespearean tragedy, […]

Watch the trailer for Lauren Greenfield’s “The Queen of Versailles”

The Queen of Versailles, the award-winning feature-length documentary directed by Lauren Greenfield, won’t be released in theaters nationwide till July 20, but Apple has exclusive first dibs on the trailer, which went live today in iTunes Movie Trailers. Click here or on the screenshot below to watch it… . . .

Lauren Greenfield’s “Queen of Versailles” picked for first-ever Sundance fest in London

. Next month, Robert Redford will be expanding his Sundance Film Festival beyond its Park City headquarters to London, where the inaugural Sundance London 2012 will take place from April 26 to 29. Only 14 films have been selected for the four-day event, and The Queen of Versailles—which earned Lauren Greenfield the U.S. Directing Award […]

Lauren Greenfield wins directing award for “Queen of Versailles”

. Congratulations to Lauren Greenfield, who at the Sundance Film Festival last night was presented with the U.S. Directing Award for Documentary for her film The Queen of Versailles. “I want to especially thank Jackie Segal and her family for bravely sticking with the story when it changed in unexpected ways,” Lauren said in her […]

Sundance selects Lauren Greenfield’s doc “Queen of Versailles” for fest’s opening day

. The Sundance Film Festival has selected Lauren Greenfield‘s latest documentary, the feature-length The Queen of Versailles, for its U.S. Documentary Competition and has given it a plum spot on the fest’s opening-day schedule As reported yesterday in The New York Times, more than 4,000 full-length films were submitted to Sundance, and only 58 were […]