'Gigantic,' 'My Suicide' also scheduled
The Gen Art Film Festival has announced the slate for its 14th annual edition. Running April 1-7, the fest will feature new movies starring Paul Dano, Alec Baldwin and Cynthia Nixon, among others. The fest’s feature lineup includes:
- “Lymelife,” starring Alec Baldwin, Kieran Culkin, Rory Culkin, and Cynthia Nixon, will open the series on April 1. Pic from helmer Derick Martini, about a teenager’s coming of age on Long Island during an outbreak of Lyme disease, opens in limited release on April 8, expanding April 17.
- “Gigantic,” directed by Matt Aselton, follows a mattress store worker, played by Paul Dano, trying to adopt a Chinese baby. Pic opens in theaters April 3.
- “Peter and Vandy,” helmed by Jay DiPietro, is a Manhattan-based love story told out of sequence, with Jason Ritter, Jesse L. Martin and Tracie Thoms.
- “My Suicide,” by director David Lee Miller, follows a teenager named Archie who films his life as a high schooler. Pic features Gabriel Sunday, David Carradine and Mariel Hemingway.