Proudly announcing the official Bill Hicks 25th anniversary screening of American The Bill Hicks Story. The Curzon Soho, 6.15pm on Monday Feb 25th with Steve Hicks Skype Q&A plus Chris Bould (director of Revelations) & the directors onstage, plus special guest host TBA.
American The Bill Hicks Story is the true life story of the outlaw comic who tried to save the world. Bill Hicks died on Feb 26th 1994, and since then his reputation has only grown. Regularly voted one of the top comics of all time, this award winning documentary recounts his fascinating and ultimately uplifting life story, told by those that knew him best.
Considered the definitive film on Hicks’ life, it premiered at London Film Festival and SXSW, was 6th on the iTunes All Time Bestsellers chart, and the 2nd highest grossing documentary in UK cinemas that year, and was nominated for a Grierson award.
"immersive, inventive...beautifully told” Empire
“Utterly inspiring...flawless” Maxim
“Fantastic....incredibly entertaining” Aint It Cool News
“Surely the most visually inventive bio-doc ever - a kinetic masterpiece” The Observer
The night will be raising funds for the Bill Hicks Wildlife Foundation www.billhicks.org