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20 Years Celebrating Films ~ Ebertfest

Saturday 14 April 2018 - 03:48:29
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Roger Ebert created Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival or better known as Ebertfest. Ebert was a TV and Chicago Sun-Times film critic. This festival is held at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign IL. This location is near Ebert's hometown, Urbana and held at the University he was an alumnus. This year celebrates 20 years of Ebertfest. The film festival is set to bring back some great films and panels. 
The panel discussions and film festival are organized by College of Media at the University of Illinois and his wife Chaz Ebert. This year they are bringing a festival that brings the concept of films that need to be films that give these films and their filmmakers a well-deserved second look. This five-day festival, April 18-22, will bring together film writers, directors, actors, directors, and film lovers. 
The panel discussions include:
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 amTHE CRITICS' PANEL SPONSORED BY ROTTEN TOMATOESCRITICAL MASS: THE FUTURE OF FILM CRITICISMModerated by Claudia PuigHyatt Place Hotel, Lower Level

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 amTHE ALLIANCE FOR INCLUSION AND RESPECT PANELCHALLENGING STIGMA THROUGH THE ARTSModerated by Eric PiersonHyatt Place Hotel, Lower Level

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

10:15 am – 11:15 amLeveling THE PLAYING FIELD: HOLLYWOOD IN THE TIME OF #MeToo and #TimesUpModerated by Carrie RickeyHyatt Place Hotel, Lower Level

SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 amFREE LECTURE:THE LUMIÈRE BROTHERS AND THE BIRTH OF CINEMALed by Dr. Richard NeupertHyatt Place Hotel, Lower Level

This is just for starters for the week. There are six women directors included in appearances for the festival. These women are Ava DuVernay (13th), Amma Asante (Belle), Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust), Shari Springer (American Splendor),  Catherine Bainbridge (Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World), and Martha Coolidge (Rambling Rose).  Other guests include:

Director Andy Davis The Fugative
Professor Miguel Alcubierre Intersteller
Gregory Nava Selena
Ruth Ann Harnisch Columbus
Kogonada Columbus
Andrew Miano Columbus
Bill Harnisch Columbus
Alloy Orchestra A Page of Madness
Shari Springer Berman American Splendor
Robert Pulcini American Splendor
Jeff Dowd The Big Labowski

The film screening schedule for the 20th Anniversary is:
4/18/2018

The Fugative 7 PM

4/19/2018 

Intersteller 12 PM
Selena 4 PM
Belle 8:30 PM

4/20/2018

Columbus 12 PM
A Page of Madness 3:30 PM
American Splendor 8:30 PM

4/21/2018

13th 10:30 AM
Daughters of Dust  2:30 PM
Rambling Rose 5:30 PM
The Big Lebowski 8:30 PM

4/22/2018

Rumble The Indians Who Rocked The World Noon 

Friday night, April 20, there will be a band, cake, and ice cream on the Plaza at the Virginia Theatre to celebrate the 20th anniversary. Sunday, as is tradition, a musical event will take place following the screening of Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World.  This festival will be bringing films from the past to current issues facing the film industry. The festival will honor Egbert and films with equality. 
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Sponsors for the festival include:
 College of Media at the University of Illinois
Roger & Chaz Ebert Shatterglass StudiosSURFACE 51
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Champaign County Alliance for Inclusion, & RespectL.A. Gourmet CateringIllini Radio Group



President & Mrs. Timothy L. KilleenBuseyJeanene & Rick StephensThe News-GazetteIllinois Public MediaUniversity of Illinois Press



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