SILO: Film & Panel Discussion

The event is open to all GEAPS members, and Exchange 2020 attendees and their guests. There is no cost for the screening.

Held in partnership with the NGFA Foundation.


Scheduled meet-and-greet with star Jim Parrack

Jim Parrack stars in SILO as Junior. He is best known for his role as Hoyt Fortenberry in the HBO series True Blood. He has also appeared in the film Battle: Los Angeles, the Broadway production of Of Mice and Men, and the Fox drama 9-1-1: Lone Star.


Grain rescue tube giveaways for emergency responders

Help your local rescue teams be best prepared by nominating them to win a grain rescue tube.


Panel discussion on how themes from the film apply in real life

Speaking on the panel are Dr. Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University; Jess McCluer, NGFA; and Butch Hendrix, safety director at Kokomo Grain.

SILO is the First Ever Feature Film about a Grain Entrapment

Inspired by true events, SILO follows a harrowing day in an American farm town. Disaster strikes when teenager Cody Rose is entrapped in a 50-foot-tall grain bin. 

When the corn turns to quicksand, family, neighbors and first responders must put aside their differences to rescue Cody from drowning in the crop that has sustained their community for generations.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  |  Convention Center – 101

Grain Entrapment Rescue Demo

Take a break from walking the Expo Hall by watching a live entrapment rescue demonstration.  This interactive training will reinforce proper rescue techniques for grain entrapment, and help you build skills to keep yourself and co-workers safe.


If you have a question about the screening that’s not here, please reach out and we would be happy to assist.

Call: (763) 999-4300



What is SILO?

SILO is the first ever feature film about a grain entrapment. It is not a documentary, but is inspired by real events. The total running time of the film is 70 minutes. You can watch the film’s trailer here.

Is the film appropriate for children?

Yes, however we recommend warning those younger than 10 years of age about the mature content of an entrapment scene. There are also a few swear words used in the film, but it is limited to a couple of casual farmer and teenager conversations.

Who can attend SILO at Exchange?

The event is open to all GEAPS members, and Exchange 2020 attendees and their guests. 

What is the cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend the screening of SILO. The event is open to all GEAPS members, and Exchange 2020 attendees and their guests.

Can I host a screening of SILO in my community?

Yes. You can find more information about community screenings here.

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