A model life

Models get ready for their day in NYC

  • Cathie Boruch
    Behind The Mask/Downtown mermaid /professional Stand Up Comedienne
  • Kara Flanagan
  • Cathie B Boruch
  • Cathie Boruch
    Key Cast
    "Model number 1"
  • Kara Flanagan
    Key Cast
    "Model number 2"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 9, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography

Cathie Boruch is a New York City actress, comedian, and filmmaker. Her one-woman show, Downtown Mermaid was featured in The One Festival, United Solo, and The People’s Improv Theatre. As a stand-up comedian, she’s known for her infectious enthusiasm and stream of consciousness style of humor. She’s produced and hosted a variety of comedy shows including the popular, Ten Penny Comedy in lower Manhattan.

Cathie is an expert in the punk rock scene of the ’70s and ’80s. Her work at WBAI Radio prompted weekly segments where she interviewed music legends; Les Paul, Eddie Money, Carl Perkins, Bo Didley, Davey Jones, and Joey Ramone to name a few. Eventually, her work culminated in the radio documentary Johnny Thunders Memory. You can listen to the audio version at The Paley Institute in Manhattan. Her unique photography has been featured at The Bowery Electric and Chelsea Arts Gallery. Her short film Behind The Mask, The World According To Covid, won Best Comedy Short at the Marina Del Rey Film Festival in 2021 and
Continues to expand the award winning series through 2022. Recent work also includes work at The Metropolitan Opera NYC.

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