Bacon to Launch Gen Art '05, Six Other Features Set
by Eugene Hernandez
Kevin Bacon's "Loverboy," starring Kyra Sedgwick, Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon, Campbell Scott, and Oliver Platt, among others, will open the 10th Gen Art Film Festival in New York City on April 6th. The event will open its festival of seven features, seven shorts, and seven parties -- on seven consecutive nights -- at the Ziegfeld Theater, with an after-party at The Park.
Other features set to screen, at Clearview West on 23rd St., include Michael Dowse's "It's All Gone Pete Tong" on the second night of the festival with a party at NA, Lori Silverbush & Michael Skolnik's "On the Outs" will screen on night three followed by a party at Ruby Falls, and on night four its Michael Wranovics' "Up for Grabs" with an after-party at Gypsy Tea.
Susan Buice & Arin Crumley will show "Four Eyed Monsters" on night five followed by a party at "Cotton" and Paul S. Myers & Brennan Shroff's "Southern Belles" is set for night six with an after-party at Neogaea. Matthew Cole Weiss' "Standing Still" will close the festival followed by a part at Aer.
Short films set for Gen Art 2005 include in order, Susan Kraker & Pi Ware's "The Act," Gary Lundgren's "Wow and Flutter," Cary Fukunaga's "Victoria Para Chino," Jonathan Zames' "Dog Eat Dog," Jeff Drew's "Allison," Ishai Setton's "The Butcher and the Housewife" and Rob Pearlstein's "Our Time Is Up."
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