Q&A Screening of A Futile and Stupid Gesture, LA

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Affair: Q&A Screening of A Futile and Stupid Gesture

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 7:30PM

Hot Spot: The Los Angeles Film School, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: The story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House. Kenney was at the center of the 70’s comedy counter-culture which gave birth to Saturday Night Live and a whole generation's way of looking at the world.

Synopsis
A Futile and Stupid Gesture is based on the best selling 2006 book of the same name, by Josh Karp and chronicles the life and career of National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney. From director David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer) the book was adapted by Michael Colton & John Aboud (Children’s Hospital).

A Futile and Stupid Gesture stars Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) as Doug Kenney with Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina) portraying Henry Beard, one of the other founders of National Lampoon.

Doug Kenney co-founded the groundbreaking humor magazine National Lampoon in 1970, and went on to co-create the seminal movies Animal House and Caddyshack. His work was a major influence on subsequent generations of comedic writers and filmmakers.

Who You May Spot: Producers Peter Principato and Jon Stern, co-writers Michael Colton and John Aboud, director David Wain and actor/star Will Forte

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