Arts & Culture / Mosaic / March 31, 2014

Ebertfest to present films at University of Illinois

Spike Lee. Oliver Stone. Patton Oswalt. Ramin Bahrani. What all these famed names have in common: the 16th annual Ebertfest, hosted mere hours away in Urbana-Champaign.

From April 23 to 27, a number of films will be presented at the College of Media at the University of Illinois. All will be shown in the Virginia Theater, originally constructed in the 1920s and recently renovated to its initial grandeur. For a full schedule of film showings, click here.

Tickets for individual films will go on sale on April 1. The price is $12 for students.

The film festival originally displayed works that renowned critic Roger Ebert selected for their tendency to be overlooked in some way. Now, Chaz Ebert is using similar criteria to select films, and will also serve as emcee.

Tags:  chaz ebert college of media ebertfest oliver stone patton oswalt ramin bahrani roger ebert spike lee university of illinois urbana champaign

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