Padded Cell Pictures launched its distribution arm in January 2007. Founded by Andrew Behar and Sara Sackner, the team behind TIE-DIE, PAINTING THE TOWNCONCRETE! and other features and shorts, Padded Cell will initially distribute Behar & Sackner films with plans to expand distribution to include independent features and shorts.

 

 

Sara Sackner has been making documentaries for the last 15 years. Her most recent film is CLASS ACT, her fourth feature-length project and her second directing effort. CLASS ACT, a Studio-on-Hudson and Warrior Poets Production  (www.classactthemovie.com) explores the crisis in arts education in America’s public schools. CLASS ACT will be released in 2007 by Hart Sharp Video under the Morgan Spurlock Presents line-up.Sackner is the executive producer and co-editor of the feature-length documentary, TIE-DIED: ROCK 'N ROLL'S MOST DEADICATED FANS, about the loyal followers of the Grateful Dead, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995. Sackner also produced and co-edited the critically acclaimed documentary, PAINTING THE TOWN, about the New York artist, Richard Osterweil, who crashes his way into high society. Sackner produced, directed, and co-edited the feature length documentary, CONCRETE! a chronicle of the world's largest private collection of word and image art, ensconced in a home-museum. 

 

 

Andrew Behar is the director and co-editor of the critically acclaimed documentary, PAINTING THE TOWN, about the New York artist, Richard Osterweil, who crashes his way into high society. Behar also directed and co-edited TIE-DIED: ROCK 'N ROLL'S MOST DEADICATED FANS, about the loyal followers of the Grateful Dead, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995 and executive produced and co-edited the feature length documentary, CONCRETE! a chronicle of the world's largest private collection of word and image art, ensconced in a home-museum.