Friday, October 30, 2009

Mad City Chickens: Upcoming Screenings in November

~November 3rd, 2009 St. Louis, Missouri USA - Public Screening presented by Slow Food St. Louis - 6:00pm Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave.

~November 7th, 2009 Blanchardville, Wisconsin USA - Public Screening presented by River Valley Trading Company - 7:00pm River Valley Trading Company, 204 S. Main St, Filmmakers scheduled to attend.
~November 7th, 2009 Bellingham, Washington USA - Doctober Film Festival (extended) presented by Pickford Film Center - 12:00pm Pickford Cinema, 1416 Cornwall Ave.

~November 10th, 2009 Salmon Arm, British Columbia Canada - Public Screening presented by Committee for a Strong, Sustainable Salmon Arm - 7:00pm CASSSA office, 351 Hudson Ave.

~November 14th, 2009 Gainesville, Florida USA - BIG Chicken Event Screening! - 7:00pm Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main Street, Filmmakers scheduled to attend along with Andy Schneider the Chicken Whisperer and Pat Foreman author of City Chicks and Chicken Tractor. Radio show and chicken class scheduled for earlier in the day.

~November 19th, 2009 Kingston, Ontario Canada - Public Screening presented by Urban Agriculture Kingston - Details TBA.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Hawaii MCC Screenining tomorrow

Public screening October 27th Honokaa, Hawaii - Presented by The Hilo Hamakua Community Development Corporation and Hawaii County Department of Research and Development as part of the class "A Pastured Poultry Model That Works".

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Chicken Talk on the radio

The New Yorker writer Susan Orlean and one of the founders of the Mad City Chickens group Dennis Harrison-Noonan (who is also in our film) both appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio yesterday to talk backyard chickens.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Chicken Flick hits Pender Island, BC tonight!

Mad City Chickens returns to British Columbia--this time to Pender Island. The 7:30 pm public screening is being sponsored by the Pender Island Film Group and will be shown at the Pender Island Community Hall, 4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd.

The Northwest has been very good to our film. On the map are a few of the cities it has played in.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Mad City Chickens screens in Two Cities today

~October 17th:

Vancouver, British Columbia - Stone Soup Food Film Festival presented by Grandview Woodlands Food Connection and East End Food Co-op - 11:00am Britannia Community Centre, 1661 Napier St.

Bellingham, Washington - Doctober Film Festival presented by Pickford Film Center - 2:00pm Pickford Cinema, 1416 Cornwall Ave.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Mad City Chickens featured on PBS news program Chicago Tonight

Yesterday, we were featured with several other urban chicken keepers on Chicago Tonight, a news program on PBS affiliate WTTW! Host Rich Samuels interviewed a number of legal poultry owners in the Windy City and one not-so-legal (in Evanston). Rich also included the piece he did with us here in Madison as well as some key clips from the film.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Mad City Chickens screens tonight in Ottawa!

October 14th, 2009 Ottawa, Ontario Canada - World Food Day Screening presented by Just Food - 7:00pm (doors open 6:30) Saint Paul's University, Auditorium, 223 Main Street, Public consultation / policy discussion after the film.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Interviewed by WTTW's Rich Samuels

We had the pleasure of meeting and being interviewed today by Rich Samuels, long-time host of the PBS program Chicago Tonight on WTTW. Rich came to Madison to ask us a few questions on tape about our chicken film and the whole backyard poultry movement.

The interview was shot in the WYOU Studio in downtown Madison.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Mad City Chickens screens in Seattle October 10th!

Seattleites are right there on the cutting edge when it comes to urban sustainability, and backyard poultry are becoming more and more an integral part in this growing movement. Last June, Mad City Chickens enjoyed two sold out screenings in the Emerald City. Now, the Queen Anne Movie Guild is bringing the film back for another public screening on October 10th at 7:00pm, Queen Anne United Methodist Church, 1606 5th Ave, Seattle.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Mad City Chickens is Returning to Washington State

~October 10th, 2009 Seattle - Public Screening presented by Queen Anne Movie Guild - 7:00pm Queen Anne United Methodist Church, 1606 5th Ave.

~October 17th, 2009 Bellingham - Doctober Film Festival presented by Pickford Film Center - 2:00pm Pickford Cinema, 1416 Cornwall Ave.