SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS w/ Tamara Jenkins
In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.Director's Bio:Tamara Jenkins is the writer and director of the films PRIVATE LIFE, THE SAVAGES and SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS as well as several award winning shorts. Her films have screened at the New York Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival, Cannes and Sundance. Among the honors she has received are an Academy Award nomination, an Independent Spirit Award, a Los Angeles Film Critics prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Ms Jenkins attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received her MFA and met her husband, the screenwriter, Jim Taylor, with whom she occasionally writes. Jenkins lives in NYC with Jim and their daughter, Mia.