Story of Templeton Rye to hit Bijou screen March 2–4

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.)

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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.

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