‘Born,’ ‘King’ & ‘Gig’ prime L.A. film fest

Event takes place April 20-28 at DGA

David Kane’s “Born Romantic,” Kristian Levring’s “The King Is Alive” and Gregory Mosher’s “The Prime Gig” have been selected as centerpiece premieres in the sixth annual Los Angeles Film Festival, unspooling April 20-28.

All of the pics will be screened at the Directors Guild of America.

Penned and directed by Kane, “Born Romantic” stars Craig Ferguson, Ian Hart, Jane Horrocks, Adrian Lester, Catherine McCormack, David Morrissey and Jimi Mistry.

Making its West Coast premiere, “The King Is Alive” was co-written by helmer Levring and Anders Thomas Jensen. Pic stars Janet McTeer, Bruce Davison, Romane Bohringer and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Penned by William Wheeler and making its world premiere, “The Prime Gig” stars Vince Vaughn, Julia Ormond, Rory Cochrane, Ed Harris, Wallace Shawn and George Wendt.

The L.A. fest also includes “Kwik Stop” (world premiere), written and directed by Michael Gilio; “Last Ball” (world preem), penned and directed by Peter Callahan; writer-helmer John Greyson’s “The Law of Enclosures” (U.S. preem); writer-director Elke Rosthal’s “Lonesome” (world preem); and writer-director Denis Villeneuve’s “Maelstrom” (West Coast preem).

Also screening are “Nailed” (world premiere), from writer-director Joel Silverman; “Once and Future Queen,” (West Coast premiere), directed by Todd Verow, written by Verow, Phillyand Jim Dwyer; “Revolution #9 (world premiere), penned and helmed by Tim McCann; “Riders” (world premiere), directed and written by Doug Sadler; and “Rood to Roof” (West Coast premiere), written and directed by Ara Corbet.

Rounding out the premieres are “Seven and a Match” (world premiere), written and directed by Derek Simonds, with Mickey Cottrell as producer; “The Sleepy Time Gal” (West Coast premiere), from writer-director Christopher Munch; and “Virgil Bliss” (West Coast premiere), written and directed by Joe Maggio.

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