Mad City Chickens Screening

In Chicago for a limited engagement:
SEE Mad City Chickens, the independent documentary about America’s backyard chicken movement. Meet the filmmakers and Learn About the Backyard Chicken Movement in Chicago.

September 22 Tuesday (Chicago)
Meet the filmmakers at Hull-House Museum’s Rethinking Soup 12-1:30PM
Gathering, Film & Discussion in Logan Square 6:30-9PM

September 23 Wednesday (Evanston)
Film & Discussion 7:30-9PM

From fresh backyard eggs to the family’s new favorite pet, the urban chicken is moving up higher in the pecking order of human importance.  Told with humor and heart, the new documentary Mad City Chickens (2008, 79 min.) takes us on an entertaining tour of what’s fast becoming a new backyard chicken movement in America.


IN CHICAGO – TWO Events on Tuesday
Sept 22    12-1:30PM     Presentation & Discussion
Hear about the making of Mad City Chickens over a fresh soup and salad lunch. Join filmmakers and members of the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts at Hull House Museum’s ReThinking Soup


Hull House Museum at UIC, 800 S Halsted Chicago, IL
Residence Dining Hall
Parking: Metered parking on street or garage on the east side of Halsted, north of Taylor St.
Public transportation: 2 blocks south on Halsted from the Blue Line’s UIC-Halsted stop.


Sept 22    6:30-9PM    Gathering, Film & Discussion
See the film, meet the filmmakers, and learn about backyard chickens in Chicago. Join filmmakers and Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts at Armitage Baptist Church in Logan Square
Co-presented with Angelic Organics Learning Center.

6:30-7:30PM Gathering & Information Sharing
7:30- 9PM Film & Discussion
Armitage Baptist Church, 2451 N Kedzie (enter on Albany St)
Parking: Metered parking on street until 9PM, or use 2 church lots
Public transportation: 2 blocks south of the Logan Square stop on the Blue Line ; also 1 block north of Fullerton bus stop.


IN EVANSTON on Wednesday

Sept 23
7:30-9PM       Film & Discussion
See the film, meet the filmmakers, and learn about backyard chickens in Evanston with Reeltime Film and Video Forum. Co-presented with the Evanston Food Policy Council.

Evanston Public Library,1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL (1st floor community room)
847.448.8600
Parking: Metered parking on street or in nearby lot.
Public transportation: 2 blocks east of Davis St. stop on Purple Line.
Admission is free to all three events

We welcome donations to defray costs
of bringing the film and filmmakers to Chicago!

Organized by
Angelic Organics Learning Center
Evanston Food Policy Council
Reeltime Film and Video Forum
We thank our sponsors and hosts for their generous assistance
Armitage Baptist Church
Earth First Farms
Evanston Public Library
Hull-House Museum at UIC
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