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Mar 7

Chicken People

Dir. Nicole Lucas Haimes USA 83 min Not Rated

2016 Samuel Goldwyn Films

Presented with Big Muddy Urban Farm, a panel discussion will follow the film.

CHICKEN PEOPLE takes a charming and fascinating look at the colorful and hugely competitive world of champion show chicken breeders. A real-life BEST IN SHOW – but about chickens – the film follows the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their avian counterparts on the road to compete at the Ohio National Poultry Show, considered the Westminster of Chickens.

Following the film will be a panel featuring local community experts in farming, city code, and animal husbandry including Shannon Kyler Gennardo, Community Garden Manager at City Sprouts; Candice Mills, Environmental Health Specialist for the Douglas County Health Department; Kate Bodmann, owner of Omaha Whole Living; and Tracy Jones, a local 4-H Club Leader. The panel will be moderated by Taylor Jespersen, current Farmer-in-Residence at Big Muddy Urban Farm.

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