What: Screenings of the movie Capone’s Whiskey: The Story of Templeton Rye
When: 7 p.m., Friday–Saturday, March 2–3; 3 and 5 p.m., Sunday, March 4
Where: Bijou Cinema, Iowa Memorial Union
Tickets: $7 (free for UI students with valid UI ID); available at the University Box Office, located on the first floor of the Iowa Memorial Union, adjacent to the Bijou Cinema
What’s the film about?: This film chronicles the history of western Iowa farmers who cooked whiskey during the 1920s and 1930s to save their farms during the hard economic times. (Watch the trailer below.)
Stay for discussion: A Q&A with filmmaker Kristian Day will follow the Friday and Saturday screenings; the film’s producers will be on hand for discussion after the Sunday showings.
More information about the Bijou Cinema: bijou.uiowa.edu