The AB:FYR team is over the moon these days, having received our 7th, 8th, and 9th awards this summer, all within a week of each other. We’re an honored and grateful bunch as we near the second anniversary of our sold out world premiere at the New York Film Festival, where the Film Society of Lincoln Center described the film as “a cunning hybrid of documentary and concert film.” Stay tuned for news of autumn screenings!
Awards for Andrew Bird: Fever Year:
Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival – Illinois
Jury Prize, Best Documentary Film
Omaha Film Festival
Best Pop Culture Documentary
Documentary Edge Festival – New Zealand
Noise Pop Film Festival – San Francisco
Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival – Illinois
Audience Choice Award: Best Feature Film
Gwinnett Center International Film Festival – Georgia
Southern Appalachian International Film Festival
Best Documentary Feature
SENE Film, Music, & Arts Festival – Rhode Island
Golden Ace Award
Las Vegas Film Festival
We are excited the film is stiiiillll going and going! Get ready for a return to the Chicagoland area, the Georgia premiere, and a sweet jaunt up to Minnesota.
Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival – Palatine
Fest runs July 21 – 28, 2013; Dates TBA
Gwinnett Center International Film Festival – Duluth, GA
Fest runs July 26 – 28, 2013; Dates TBA
St. Cloud Film Fest
November 2013 – Details TBA
Good times await! Join director Xan Aranda in Chicago this coming Saturday for a rare, FREE screening of Andrew Bird: Fever Year at University of Chicago. Details here
This year’s sweet, strong dose of California screenings continues during March as the film is presented at the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival and San Diego’s Frequency Film Festival. Details here
We’re honored the Orange County Museum of Art will screen Andrew Bird: Fever Year as part of Cinema Orange, presented by the Newport Beach Film Festival. Details here
Oh Michiganders, you’ve been so patient! Lansing is the locale for Capital City Film Festival in mid-April. Details here
And those living anywhere can still host a Home Viewing Party. Details here
Andrew Bird performs “Anonanimal” in FEVER YEAR (Director: Xan Aranda, Camera: Peter Gilbert)
We’re excited about upcoming stops across the U.S. for Andrew Bird: Fever Year. The 80-minute concert documentary screens in Duluth on Tuesday, January 29 at Zinema2, where you can see the film in its award-winning 5.1 Dolby surround sound.
Catch Fever Year on the big screen in Santa Cruz, Winston-Salem, Spokane, Sebastopol, and San Diego during February and March. Additional worldwide screenings (including Los Angeles) are pending. Click here for details
Two New Clips Released Online
“Have I simply been ill this year? Or am I just turning into a different type of animal?” Mr. Bird mulls the origin of his fever in this clip from the film, released via Vimeo during December. Over 33,000 have viewed this YouTube clip, featuring Annie Clark of St. Vincent – almost as many have viewed the official trailer. Take a peek!
It’s hard to believe that the multi award-winning Andrew Bird: Fever Year, described by the Film Society of Lincoln Center as “a cunning hybrid of documentary and concert film” will only be released in film festivals, but it’s true. Andrew has chosen not to release the film on DVD, VOD, or in theaters.
This feature-length treasure has shown at over 70 festivals worldwide and will continue during 2013. We hope you’ll trek to see it on a big screen near you! Click to send thoughts on FYR‘s limited release
Want to host a private home screening of Andrew Bird: Fever Year for a handful of friends? Folks as far away as South Korea and Mexico City have enjoyed the film in their living rooms, by making a $75 tax-deductible donation toward production of Fever Year director Xan Aranda‘s much buzzed-about forthcoming Mormon Movie. Support independent film! Send email to Mormon Movie at GMail dot com for details.
Been an incredible year for Andrew Bird: Fever Year – the multi award-winning feature length concert documentary – with screenings in festivals all over the world, from New York to New Zealand, Portland to Portugal, Texas to Finland and beyond. Two more chances to catch Andrew Bird: Fever Year on the big screen during 2012 in Gainesville and Minneapolis! Click here for details
Several more screenings are in store for 2013, including Los Angeles, Spokane, and San Diego. Stay tuned! Meantime, whet your whistle with this newly released clip from the film – Andrew Bird rehearses and performs “Lusitania” with Annie Clark of St. Vincent for the very first time.
We’re honored Andrew Bird: Fever Year will screen so far away as Taipei, Dubai, Florence, and Joensuu during November! Join director Xan Aranda for the UAE premiere in Dubai on WED. NOV 14 at 7:30 PM. Details here
For those of you stateside, don’t miss the film on the big screen in Knoxville, Tennessee with SOAPIFF – the Southern Appalachian International Film Festival. December brings returns to Florida and Minnesota, for screenings in Gainesville and Minneapolis. Click here for details