FORM: Feature-Length Documentary
RUN TIME: 01 hr : 18 min : 26 sec.
SHOOTING FORMAT: Standard Definition
SYNOPSIS: Mad City Chickens is a sometimes serious, sometimes whimsical look at the people who keep chickens in their urban backyards. From chicken experts and authors to a rescued landfill hen and an inexperienced family that decides to take the poultry plunge--it’s a humorous and heartfelt trip through the world of backyard chickendom. Even a mad professor and a giant hen get into the act!
TAGLINE: The return of the urban backyard chicken!
LINKS: press kit, facebook, DVD
SCREENINGS: Since its 2008 premiere, Mad City Chickens has played in over 200 cities and in three countries, appearing in a multitude of film festivals, film series, and other public screening venues, as well as on Public Television.
Spring 2018 marks 10 years since the premiere of the film. Look for it then, right here online, to commemorate the anniversary.
GIANT CHICKEN SEQUENCE:
TRAILER #1: Released July 3, 2007
TRAILER #2: Released September 13, 2007
TRAILER #3: Released March 22, 2008
2008 FESTIVAL PREMIERE:
Mad City Chickens is as informative as it is entertaining, and it wouldn't be surprising if more than a few audience members went home and started pricing chicks and coops. Jane Burns, The Capital Times Read full review
'I never thought I would sit here mesmerized, open-mouthed over a chicken movie,' declared one audience member at the end of the evening. Neither did I. Kristian Knutsen, Isthmus Daily PageRead what lots of others have had to say about this film (and our more recent projects too) on the press and reviews thread.
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