'Captain America: Civil War' directors to host advance screening at Case Western

The Russo brothers are graduates of Case

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The directors of "Captain America: Civil War," will return to their alma mater Case Western Reserve University on May 2 for an advanced screening of the movie, CWRU announced Tuesday.

In 1997, Joe and Anthony Russo began directing, writing and producing their first feature film when they were graduate students at Case, according to the CWRU. They reportedly financed the film with student loans and credit cards.
The advance screening is scheduled at 8 p.m. in the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at The Temple-Tifereth Israel. It is a fundraiser for the center's renovations.
CWRU released the following information on screening tickets.
  • $250 (includes reception with the Russo brothers, preferred seating and valet parking);
  • $100 (includes complimentary parking and preferred seating);
  • $50 (balcony seating);
  • $10 (for Case Western Reserve students; includes campus shuttle); students can purchase tickets Wednesday, April 27, from 3 to 8 p.m., at the Information Desk at the Tinkham Veale University Center.
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