Screening

DOOZY screening + Q&A

From: 9th May 2019 6:30 pm

To: 9th May 2019 8:30 pm

LMFYFF Productions

Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Midland Street, Leicester, UK

DOOZY screening + Q&A

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About

Where does the character end and the actor begin? This debut feature from UK artist-filmmaker Richard Squires, is a creative documentary that employs ‘Clovis’, an animated antihero (voiced by ‘Kids in the Hall’s’ Mark McKinney) as a means to explore the particular “voice” casting of cartoon villains in the late 1960s.

Through the lens of one of Hollywood’s hidden queer histories, this experimental documentary offers a contemplation on the psycho-social relationship between villainy and hysterical male laughter; the use of voice as a signifier of ‘otherness’ and the frequently uneasy symbiosis of character and actor.

The screening will include a discussion led by film contributor Professor Paul Wells, Director of the Animation Academy at Loughborough University.

Website

https://www.phoenix.org.uk/film/doozy/

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