Shorts, features and parties on sked
NEW YORK — Adam Bernstein’s “Six Ways to Sunday” will open the third Gen Art Film Festival on April 29 at the Sony Lincoln Square Theater here. A Stratosphere Entertainment release, “Sunday” stars Norman Reedus as a mama’s boy who accidentally discovers his brutish side.
The weeklong Gen Art fest will run through May 5 at the newly renovated Directors Guild of America Theater on 57th Street in Manhattan. Each nightly program will consist of a feature, a short and a party at a club or restaurant.
On April 30, Jimmy Smallhorne’s Irish-American drama “2×4” screens, preceded by Avi Zev Weider and David Chartier’s “I Remember.” Iara Lee’s “Modulations,” a tour of the rave music scene, will unspool on May 1, with Lou Weinert’s “Lark Rhapsody.”
On May 2, S.R. Bindler’s documentary “Hands on a Hardbody” will topline the program, accompanied by David Birdsell’s “Phil Touches Flo.”
Marcus Spiegel’s ensemble drama “The Farmhouse” will unspool on May 3, with Elizabeth Schub’s “Cuba 15.”
Craig Richardson’s “Anima,” about elderly Euro immigrants whose lives are pried open by a filmmaker, screens May 4, pre-ceded by Kim Woods’ “Advice to Adventurous Girls.”
Christopher Hanson’s “Scrapple” will close the fest on May 5. No short has been scheduled for that night.
Fest producer is Jordan Rothstein. Deena Juras is fest director; Graham Leggat is director of programming.
A festival pass costs $125. Opening night tix are $40. Tickets for the remaining nights range from $20 to $25. For info, call (212) 462-9444 or consult the Website at http://www.genart.org.