Art, Film and Comedy Highlight Arc Festival

Written by on March 1, 2019

News Release

BATAVIA – Arc of Genesee Orleans annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month celebration includes an art show and comedy-themed film festival. The community is invited to attend the Saturday, March 9 event at Stuart Steiner Theatre at Genesee Community College. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for the art show that features work by individuals served at the local disability service provider.

Anthony “Laughing Jack” Oliver

Agency Director of Development Shelley Falitico said kicking off the films at 1:00 p.m. will be Anthony Oliver, aka “Laughing Jack!!” in a fifteen minute standup routine. “Laughing Jack is a natural entertainer and we are happy he’s making his debut at our Art Show & Film Festival,” she said.

All of the films are from the New York City-based Sprout collection. “Sprout films are produced by or feature individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities – the work is amazing,” Ms. Falitico said, “And this year – very funny!”

The Art Show & Film Festival is free and open to the public.


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