Cocktail Cinema: Winnebago Man (With Tony!)
November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One unique night only… It’s Cocktail Cinema with WINNEBAGO MAN! hosted by Tony!
Doors open at 7 pm. The program will begin at 7:30.
Type “The Angriest Man in the World” into any search engine, and one name appears—Jack Rebney, a.k.a. “The Winnebago Man”—an ‘80s RV salesman whose hilarious, profanity-strewn, on-the-job meltdown was captured on video and passed around on VHS tapes, before exploding into an Internet phenomenon seen by millions.
The original footage was shot in the late 80’s in Forest City, Iowa. Tony’s hometown and home of Winnebago Industries. “Tony, do me a favor will ya? Will you do me a kindness?”
Tony’s outtakes became a viral video before the internet even existed. Shared by copying VHS tapes and sending it across the country, Tony’s video eventually made it to YouTube where it became one of the world’s first viral videos.
Tony will join us for the night to share rarely seen footage and outtakes, tell his story of the Winnebago Man and take questions before we view the outstanding documentary.
In Winnebago Man, Filmmaker Ben Steinbauer goes in search of the infamous viral video star and discovers him living a hermit-like existence on top of a mountain, unaware of his fame. Rebney turns out to be as sharp-tongued as ever, but more intelligent and lovable than anyone could have imagined. An outrageously funny and unexpectedly redemptive tale of one man’s response to unintended celebrity, and proof that the truth is both stranger and funnier than fiction.
Enjoy cocktails, stories and this award winning documentary on one great night in our new Celebration Center! Must be 21 to attend-If not for the drinks, but also for the really salty language! 😉