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25 April 2019: Filmarmalade: Doozy

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Doozy
Richard Squires, 2018, 70 min

Doozy is the debut feature from artist-filmmaker Richard Squires. Part creative documentary, part essay film, it uses animated antihero "Clovis" (voiced by Kids in the Hall comedian Mark McKinney) as a means to explore the 1960s voice casting of actor Paul Lynde as a series of Hanna-Barbera villains. Through the lens of one of Hollywood’s hidden queer histories, Doozy contemplates cartoon villainy and hysterical masculinity; the use of voice to signify "otherness" and the frequently uneasy relationship between character and actor. Mixing original animation, re-enactment, archive and expert testimony, this is quite simply a "doozy" of a film experience.

Producer Abigail Addison will host a post-screening discussion with filmmaker Richard Squires and Doozy participant, neurologist and laughter researcher Dr Sophie Scott.


Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory Artists’ Books, Film and Video and Acoustic Detritus

More info: www.filmarmalade.co.uk

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