Iron Maiden Flight 666 Movie Wins Award; Theater Dates Announced

The Iron Maiden film Flight 666 has won the "24 Beats Per Second" award for best music documentary at the prestigious SXSW Film & Music Festival in Austin, Texas. This follows the band’s recent win at the 2009 Brit Awards for Best British Live Act.

Say directors Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen of Banger Productions: "We are of course very pleased. The audience was electric in Texas. We made this film to be enjoyed by all rock fans, not just Maiden fans, and on the big screen. And with the 2K HD projection and 5.1 surround sound in the historic Paramount theatre it really felt we had taken the whole audience on the tour. After spending over a year editing down almost 500 hours of footage it was really gratifying to get this kind of recognition.”

Manager Rod Smallwood adds: "All the band are delighted for Scot and Sam and the Banger team. This is a tremendous recognition of the fantastic job they have done. They have made a film not just for our many fans but also for anyone with an interest in rock music and the realities of world touring. And, of course, aircraft!!"

See Iron Maiden perform "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" here:

Showings of Flight 666 will take place at theaters around the country beginning April 21. Tickets can be purchased at

Flight 666is a Banger Films, Phantom Music Management and EMI Music production in association with Arts Alliance Media.

Theaters Showing Flight 666 on April 21:

Chula Vista, AZ: UltraStar Chula Vista 10

Phoenix, AZ: UltraStar Surprise Pointe Cinema

Apple Valley, CA: UltraStar Apple Valley

Concord, CA: Brenden Concord 14

Los Angeles, CA: Mann Chinese 6

Los Angeles/Riverside, CA: UltraStar Fontana 8

San Diego, CA: UltraStar Mission Valley

San Diego, CA; UltraStar Mission Marketplace

Denver, CO: Kerasotes Chinese 16 at Arapahoe Crossing

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Trademark Coral Square 8

Melbourne, FL: Rave Avenue 16

Penascola, FL: Rave Pensacola 18

West Palm Beach, FL; Rave St. Lucie West 14

Tampa, FL; Muvico Starlight 20

Dubuque, IA; Kerasotes Star 14

Omaha, IA; Kerasotes Star Cinema 16 and IMAX

Chicago, IL; Kerasotes City North 14

Rockford, IL: Kerasotes ShowPlace 16

Springfield, IL: Kerasotes ShowPlace 12 West

Chicago, IL: Kerasotes Showplace 12

Indianapolis, IN: Kerasotes ShowPlace 16 and IMAX

Terre Haute, IN: Kerasotes ShowPlace 12

Birch Run, MI: Emagine Cinema Hollywood

Detroit, MI: Emagine Canton

Grand Rapids, MI: Celebration! Cinema North

Kalamazoo, MI: Celebration! Crossroads Cinema

Lansing, MI: Celebration! Cinemas Lansing IMAX

Minneapolis, MN: Kerasotes ShowPlace 16

Omaha, NE: Marcus Village Pointe Cinemas

Parsippany, NJ: Clearview Parsippany 12

Las Vegas, NV: Brenden Theatres and IMAX

Long Island: NY: Clearview Port Washington - Main St

New York City, NY: Clearview's Chelsea Cinemas

Pittsburgh, PA: Carmike 10

Charleston, SC: Carmike James Island 8 Cinema

Nashville, TN: Thoroughbred 20

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX: Rave North East Mall 18

El Paso, TX: Carmike 16

Houston, TX: Santikos Silverado 19 IMAX

San Antonio, TX: Santikos Palladium

Salt Lake City, UT: Carmike Hollywood Connection 15

Madison, WI: Marcus Point UltraScreen Cinema

Milwaukee, WI: Marcus Ridge Cinemas

More dates to come.

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