Heather Matarazzo and Peaches Christ Present ‘Welcome To The Dollhouse’


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Heather Matarazzo and Peaches Christ Present ‘Welcome To The Dollhouse’
by Brock Keeling
Saturday, December 26, 2012

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Well, goddamn. Leave it to Christ to have us all looking forward to 2013. On February 8, both Peaches Christ(noted filmmaker/curator) and Heather Matarazzo (actress) will join throngs of Dawn Weiner lookalikes for what we imagine will be the first-ever cult screening of Welcome to the Dollhouse.

If you haven’t seen Todd Solondz’s much-loved breakthrough film yet, shame on you. Check it out if you can.Welcome to the Dollhouse, we should point out, is both a comedy and a horror flick — not to mention arguably more disturbing than The Human Centipede and Irréversible combined. It’s about an exceptionally awkward 12-year-old New Jersey girl and her life at home and at school. And yet so much more. Over the years, Weiner has turned into a hero for many, even if life didn’t get better for poor Dawn. In the 2004 quasi-sequel Palindromes, [SPOILER ALERT] she commits suicide.

Part of SF Sketchfest, Christ and Mararazzo will preface the screening with an in-conversation appearance at the Castro Theatre, followed by a costume contest, onstage rock show by house-band Zbornak as “The Quadratics,” and more.

What: Welcome To The Dollhouse: The Peaches Christ Experience W/ Heather Matarazzo In-Person
When: February 8, 2013
Where: Castro Theatre (Market & Noe), S.F.
Cost: $20

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