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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! 

VOTE HERE! 

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Russian TV premiere!

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

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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 (www.eldocumentaldelmes.com), 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

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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.

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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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US BROADCAST!

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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 moviesthatmatter.nl

 

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

BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!*     BANANAS!*

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Finnish broadcast tonight!

After the successful screenings at Nordisk Panorama 5 Cities Film Festival this weekend, BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* is ready for national broadcast in Finland tonight (27/9). This will be the first screening on television since SVT (Swedish national television) in May. This morning the director Fredrik Gertten recived a snow dump of press clippings from Finnish newspapers announcing the big premiere. Take a look at this!

 

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One week at the Greenwich Picturehouse, London!

p.jpgJust confirmed: BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* will screen on Greenwich Picturehouse cinema starting this Friday! Sceening dates below. To buy tickets please visit www.picturehouses.co.uk
Dates and times:
Fri 21 Sep 18:30, Sat 22 Sep 15:30, Sun 23 Sep 20:40, Mon 24 Sep 13:00, Tue 25 Sep 15:30, Wed 26 Sep 18:30, Thu 27 Sep 13:00.

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