Emanuel, 17, in his bedroom in Los Angeles in an image from Kids + Money. He attends the exclusive private school Harvard Westlake and wants to look “rich” like the other kids. He saved up to buy the designer items displayed on his bed when his family could no longer afford to buy luxury goods.

Kids + Money (2007) is a 32-minute documentary created by Lauren Greenfield

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Money talks. Teens in Los Angeles discuss money: getting it, spending it and learning to live without it.

An original short film by award-winning filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield, Kids + Money is a conversation with young people from diverse Los Angeles communities about the role of money in their lives. From rich to poor, Pacific Palisades to East L.A., kids address how they are shaped by a culture of consumerism.

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