'I.O.U.S.A.' screenings offer economic talk

Warren Buffett, Pete Peterson among participants

NEW YORK -- Roadside Attractions is launching US theatrical distribution of its new political documentary "I.O.U.S.A." with a nationwide in-theater "town hall" featuring top economic experts Warren Buffett, Pete Peterson and Dave Walker.

The trio will be joined by AARP CEO Bill Novelli and CATO Institute chair William Niskanen for a post-screening talk on national economic challenges in 428 theaters around the country Aug. 21.

The docu from director Patrick Creadon ("Wordplay") follows the The Concord Coalition's "Fiscal Wake-Up Tour" addressing the country's budget, savings, balance of payments and leadership deficits, featuring many of the event's participants.

NCM Fathom, the Peterson Foundation and Roadside will present the talk in association with Agora Financial, Concord and the AICPA in select AMC, Cinemark, Clearview Cinemas, National Amusements, Regal Entertainment Group and other movie theaters.