NEW YORK — Helmer Goran Dukic’s “Wristcutters: A Love Story” won the top prize at the 11th annual Gen Art Film Festival in Gotham this week. Helmer received $10,000 prize as part of the honor.
“Wristcutters” is a warped road-trip comedy starring Patrick Fugit. Pic is next skedded to screen at the Sundance Institute at BAM fest.
Meanwhile, Jay Duplass’ “The Intervention” was named Gen Art’s top short pic. Scott Glosserman’s pulpy “Behind the Mask,” about a famed psycho killer, was the Gen Art aud’s top feature. Katherine Cunningham-Eves, star of Scott Tuft’s “The Passage of Mrs. Calabash,” took home the inaugural Stargazer Award, honoring breakout talent.
For a full list of winners, go to genart.org/film.