Cari Beauchamp is an award winning historian, documentary filmmaker, and author of Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood. She writes for Vanity Fair and a variety of other magazines and is the only scholar to have twice won the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Scholarship. Her books have been selected for “Best of Year” lists by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and Amazon. Her latest book, Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years is published in paperback by Vintage. Read Cari Beauchamp’s Full Biography

Cari Beauchamp speaking before the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences

Cari Beauchamp speaking before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- Hollywood, CA



Cari frequently appears as a featured speaker, moderator and interviewer at venues throughout the United States and Europe including The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The British Film Institute, the Museum of Modern Art, The Edinburgh Film Festival, the Cannes Film Festival, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The Women’s Museum of Art in Washington D.C. and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Cari Beauchamp

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Cari Beauchamp has recently been named the Mary Pickford Foundation’s Resident Scholar »

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