Chicken People

Chicken People


May the best chicken win.

In a high stakes world where a single broken feather can mean a shattered dream, Chicken People follows the trials and tribulations of three diverse personalities who breed exotic birds in the world of competitive poultry.... More

Chicken may be just food for most people, but raising the perfect chicken is an all-consuming passion for some. A real life Best in Show but about chickens, the film follows the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their chickens on the road to compete at the Ohio National Poultry Show, considered the Westminster of Chickens.Hide

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  • The beguiling documentary Chicken People proves that truth is not only stranger than fiction, but often more poignant and illuminating as well. Full Review

  • An illuminating and amusingly entertaining look at the thriving subculture of competitive poultry breeders. Full Review

  • A fun and at times astonishing film. Full Review

  • Chicken People director Nicole Lucas Haimes has found an engaging bunch of obsessives to guide us through the complexities that govern the world of the competitive poultry show. Full Review