Q&A Interview with Glenn Holsten, director and producer of Hollywood Beauty Salon, an amazing documentary about a beauty salon in NHS Germantown Recovery Community, a non-profit mental health program in Philadelphia, that gives people with mental illness a place to go to to work on becoming beautiful from the outside and inside. I felt like I got to really know the people featured, and have a better understanding of how they support each other in a continuous uphill battle of work and life like the rest of us, but while managing mental illnesses.

Read Lauren’s interview with Glenn Holsten on scenester.tv.



Hollywood Beauty Salon is a colorful and inspiring documentary about surviving mental illness and violence, struggling with loss, finding courage for recovery, and discovering the beauty inside each one of us.