World Premiere Screenings
Durango Independent Film Festival, March 2–6, 2011 (Official Selection) Durango, CO
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, March 18–20, 2011, Sebastopol, CA
SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival, April 6–10, 2011, Providence, Rhode Island.
Winner: Best Documentary Short
Albuquerque Film Festival, August 19–21, 2011, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Sound Unseen Duluth, June 8–12, 2011, Duluth MN
Ironic, imperturbable, mischievous and fascinating, Philip Pearlstein's controversial creative vision continues to drive him forward, upstream against time and art history. For over sixty years Pearlstein has held fast to the same painting subject: the naked model in the artist's studio.
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Directors: Jen Dietrich and Sarah Nitschke
Producers: Jamie Lustberg with Jen Dietrich and Sarah Nitschke
Director of Photography: Brian Rigney Hubbard
Editor: Araby Williams
Sound: Andrew Reuland
Fiscal Sponsor: Women Make Movies
Underbelly Films is an independent film company owned and operated jointly by Sarah Nitschke and Jen Dietrich. As a team, these female filmmakers are interested in complex, compelling and groundbreaking stories that explore the underside of individuals, places and communities.