• Doozy

  • Thu, 09-05-2019 at 18:30
  • Phoenix Leicester
    4 Midland Street
    LE1 1TG Leicester
Doozy - Phoenix Leicester - Leicester

Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2018 - Experimenta Strand - World premiereOfficial Selection International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) 2019 - Bright Future - International premiereWhere 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 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 Professor Paul Wells, Director of the Animation Academy at Loughborough University.http://www.lmfyffproductions.com