The film just got a great review in the Providence Journal-Bulletin:
01:00 AM EST on Friday, February 18, 2011
By Michael Janusonis
Ask most Americans who Gilbert Stuart is and you’ll get the kind of blank stare filmmakers Jim Wolpaw and Steve Gentile got when they asked passersby on Boston Common to identify him.
And yet most of them carry around a copy of a painting by the Rhode Island-born artist and put it to use every day...
And another great review, in "Focus", the newsletter of MassArt, where producer and co-director Steve Gentile teaches:
...With its sharp humor and animations, the documentary stands out from most featured on PBS. "I love biographies, but I like to do them a bit more unconventionally than what is normally seen," Steve says of the program. "If I could sum it up, the main difference [in our film] is that Jim and I never presume a viewer's interest. In general, we like employing humor to get audiences on board..."