“BELLY…”

“BELLY, Sensual…Scarred…Sacred…” Documentary-Buy The DVD Here! $23.00

“BELLY…” is an intimate peek into the personal lives of several belly-dancers who have been profoundly affected by this unique dance form.  This documentary lets the dancers interviewed tell the story of being a belly dancer in their own words, which covers the topics of family, body image, sisterhood, female empowerment, and spirituality.

What people are saying about “BELLY”

“Boise’s Cecilia Rinn’s “BELLY documentary about belly dancing is really about so much more…It’s about reclaiming your body after injury and illness, and overcoming things in their lives, tied to the ancient art of bellydancing…”-Bruce Fletcher-Festival programmer, Idaho International Film Festival & Dead Channels Film Festival

“Thanks for doing right by us!”-Karen Lundee, Belly Dancer
‘…there’s something really awesome about people, as a group, getting in to form a ‘collective wow.’ that film brings out the collective wow and was visually compelling.”-Mike Shurko, Independent Film Critic

“Seeing BELLY on the BIG screen was a thrill. But even more was to hear the audience immediately after the film start asking about how to get involved with belly dance. I overheard comments like, “Maybe I will look into starting belly dance lessons tomorrow.” I think that’s a testament to the film’s power and influence. BELLY captured the spirit of the belly dance community.”-Eric Sandmeyer, Composer and Musician

“I thought the film was beautifully done. I really liked how you wove in the different issues of being a dancer: family, children, finding the gig!, body image, health, etc.. .Overall the film was an astounding masterpiece that honored the dancers and their families. You really made us all look Hot!”-Katisha, Belly Dancer

“So many women have been inspired by “BELLY.” It is a positive force the world needs NOW.”-Pat Sandmeyer, Audience member

“Being in Belly has given each us a historical legacy in way, my great grandchildren will be able to watch and see a piece of me and my friends they would never really be able to know.”-Christina Gonzales-Belly Dancer

“You have something unique and honest and that makes it beautiful.”-Kirk Gostkowski-Filmmaker and Director of “Leave Me Behind”