From October 2008 to August 2009, seven fame-obsessed teenagers burglarized the homes of celebrities including Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton, who apparently has so much stuff that they robbed her five times before she noticed anything was amiss. By the time they were finally caught, they’d stolen an estimated $3 million in valuables and cash. Vanity Fair contributing editor Nancy Jo Sales wrote the article “The Suspects Wore Louboutins” that inspired Sofia Coppola’s new movie about the thieves, The Bling Ring. Tonight, the director gives a talk on the making of the movie and what she finds disturbing about today’s youth culture. Free tickets will be available first-come, first-serve at 6:30.
Mon., June 10, 6:30 p.m., 2013
144 W. 65th St.
New York, NY 10133
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