In January, Big Boys Gone Bananas was the Documentary of the Month with screenings all over Spain. Now the tour continues to Chile! The first screening will be held in Santiago the 16th of April followed by a Q&A with director Fredrik Gertten. The tour continues for two weeks with screenings also in Valparaíso, Panguipulli, Puerto Montt and Valdívia.

Read more about the Santiago premiere HERE!


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North American DVD

We proudly present our new North American version of Big Boys.
With special introduction from Alex Gibney!
The DVD also includes a 10 minutes interview with Fredrik Gertten.

With format NTSC and DVD region 1 the DVD works perfectly on any Canadian or US equipment.

Buy it now in our WEBSHOP!



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Vote for Big Boys!

Help us make Big Boys Gone Bananas!* the 20th festival favorite to screen at HOT DOCS 20th anniversary in Toronto in April. Vote and share with all your friends! 



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Russian TV premiere!

BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* and BANANAS!* on russian television 24Doc tomorrow January 19.

image.php.jpegBananas    8pm

Big Boys   10pm

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Fredrik on Spanish National Radio

Listen to Fredrik Gertten interviewed on Spanish National Radio. 

Hoy empieza todo con Marta Echeverría-Fredrik Gertten, director de 'Big Boys Gone Bananas' - 08/01/13

The interview starts at ~1hs 12min. 


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BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* - The Documentary of the Month

In January Big Boys Gone Bananas!* will be a part of the screening network The Documentary of the Month (, a network consisting of approximately 40 venues all around Spain, Chile and Argentina. It was initiated by production and distribution company Parallel40, with the aim of bringing documentary films closer to the people.

This month Big Boys Gone Bananas!* will be screening as The Documentary of the Month in 27 venues throughout Spain, starting the 8th. Some of the screenings are for free! Check out the schedule here.    BBGB_Español.jpg



Screening cities:

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Panel discussion about Big Boys

Talking bout Big Boys!* Listen to the panel discussion after the screening of the film at West End Cinema, Monday night, November 26 here.


Ken Silverstein
journalist and PR expert, interviewed in the film. 
Theodore Frank
Senior Counsel at Arnold & Porter 
Diana Jean Schemo
executive editor 100 Reporters


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Big Boys Gone Bananas!* first US broadcast on December 1.
20 million americans can watch the movie on DirecTV AUDIENCE Network™.
The show also includes an exclusive interview with director Fredrik Gertten.


Broadcast dates:

12/1/12:           DirecTV initial airdate @9:00pm PST
12/2/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @12:00am PST
12/2/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @3:00pm PST
12/2/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @6:00pm PST
12/3/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @4:00pm PST
12/5/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @3:00pm PST
12/8/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @1:00pm PST
12/9/12:           DirecTV Broadcast @12:30pm PST

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Alex Gibney presents Big Boys Gone Bananas!* in the Something to Talk About Series

The film already screened in San Francisco and Seattle in the series. Today it continues around the US. Filmmaker Alex Gibney presents the film and a special interview with Fredrik Gertten.

DF-29-02-Gibney_Page_03_Image_0001-1-640x863.jpegNovember 26 

In Washington DC 100 Reporters organize a panel with Ken Silverstein, journalist and PR expert, interviewed in the film. Theodore Frank, Senior Counsel at Arnold & Porter and Diana Jean Schemo, executive editor 100 Reporters:

Screening w/ Panel at West End, DC @7:30pm local time

More screenings November 26:

Screening at Zeitgeist, New Orleans @7:30pm local time

Screening at Indiescreen, Brooklyn, New York @7:00pm local time

Screening at Vidiots, Santa Monica, California @7:30pm local time

December 1


Screening at Pickford, Bellingham, WA @4:30pm

December 3

Screening at Studio Movie Grille, Dallas, Texas @7:30pm local time

December 14th (one week only)     

NYC Premiere at Cinema Village



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BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* on tour in the Netherlands!

One year after the world premiere at IDFA, Amsterdam, BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* goes on tour in the Netherlands. Movies that matter organize a one month tour to fifteen cities with start Sunday the 4th of November.


Tour dates:

Sunday 4 Nov 15.30 hrs Verkadefabriek, Den Bosch
Monday 5 Nov 19.00 hrs LHC, Utrecht
Tuesday 6 Nov 20.00 hrs Filmtheater Hilversum
Wednesday 7 Nov 20.00 hrs Provadja, Alkmaar
Thursday 8 Nov 19.30 hrs Lumen, Delft
Thursday 8 Nov 21.05 hrs De Lieve Vrouw, Amersfoort
Monday 12 Nov 19.30 hrs Filmtheater Lumière, Maastricht
Monday 12 Nov 19.30 hrs Plaza Futura, Eindhoven
Tuesday 13 Nov 21.00 hrs Vera Zienema, Groningen
Wednesday 14 Nov 19.00 hrs Focus filmtheater, Arnhem
Wednesday 14 Nov 19.30 hrs Kriterion, Amsterdam
Wednesday 14 Nov 19.30 hrs Filmfoyer, Tilburg
Sunday 18 Nov 14.00 hrs Filmhuis Den Haag, The Hague
Monday 19 Nov 19.00 hrs Kijkhuis, Leiden
Tuesday 20 Nov 19.45 hrs Fraterhuis, Zwolle

For more info about the tour visit


And don't forget you can always watch and purchase our movies online here:


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