Category: ebertfest

Ebertfest 2016: Opening Night, by Aaron Pinkston 0

Ebertfest 2016: Opening Night, by Aaron Pinkston

Until 2007, the Roger Ebert Film Festival was officially known as Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival. According to Roger’s wife Chaz, who is now the face of the fest, filmmakers who presented their work appreciated the recognition, but were becoming...

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Ebertfest 2015: Day Three, by Aaron Pinkston

The second full day of Ebertfest began with some bad news: somehow, the print of the day’s first film, the French coming-of-age drama Girlhood, came without subtitles. Since Ebertfest takes place in Champaign, Illinois, not Champagne, France, this wasn’t going...