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URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS

Roger Ebert’s Film Festival

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William Steffan Apr 01, 2014 at 05:48 PM

Anyone from Chicago area attending Eberfest? I am flying into Chicago (Midway) and would like a ride to Champaign. Not cheap will help with gas. Thanks. Bill Steffan


Premium Email Subscriber Mar 20, 2014 at 05:29 PM

I'm looking forward to meeting the others in the group and our discussions! Jean


kristine campbell Mar 17, 2014 at 08:50 AM

Is a schedule posted or a list of the movies to be shown? Thx
Premium Email Subscriber Mar 20, 2014 at 05:28 PM

The schedule is now posted at: http://www.ebertfest.com/sixteen/schedule.html
kristine campbell Mar 20, 2014 at 05:33 PM

thank you!


Premium Email Subscriber Jan 11, 2014 at 04:18 PM

Do those attending with Road Scholars get early seating at the theater? It looks like it from the above photo. Does anyone there know?
Anita Garrison Feb 04, 2014 at 08:36 AM

No, we arrive at the theater shortly before the doors open and have to wait in line with everyone else. Usually about 20 minutes. People have their favorite spots to sit, and usually one of the group will go ahead and save our seats. You have to wait in line only the first day; after that just show your pass and walk in.
Premium Email Subscriber Feb 04, 2014 at 09:29 AM

Thanks for your response, Anita. But are we talking about the same film festival? Ebert Fest, Champaign, IL?


Anna Mehl Apr 12, 2010 at 12:25 PM

This year's schedule is listed below:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

7:00 pm Pink Floyd The Wall in 70mm (R; 95 min)
10:00 pm You, The Living (95 min)

THURSDAY, APRIL 22

12:00 pm Munyurangabo (97 min)
3:00 pm The New Age (R; 112min)
8:00 pm Apocalypse Now/Redux (197min)

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

1:00 pm Departures (PG-13; 130min)
4:00 pm Man with a Movie Camera (68 min)
8:00 pm Synecdoche, New York (124min)

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

11:00 am I Capture the Castle (R; 113min)
2:00 pm Vincent: A Life in Color (96min)
4:30 pm Trucker (R: 90min)
9:00 pm Barfly (R; 97min)

SUNDAY, APRIL 25
12:00 pm Song Sung Blue (85min)
Anna Mehl Apr 12, 2010 at 12:26 PM

We still have space available - call to enroll today! It looks to be another exciting year at the movies.


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