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The 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical of the same name, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as “Ebertfest,” coming April 19-23 to Champaign.

Other films are “To Sleep With Anger” (1990), described by one reviewer as a “neglected masterpiece of African-American cinema”; “Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw” (2015), a documentary about the University of Tennessee and WNBA basketball star’s struggles with mental disorders; “Hysteria” (2011), a “lighthearted romantic comedy” about the birth of the electro-mechanical vibrator during the Victorian era; and “Varieté” (1925), a German silent film “filled with jealousy, obsession and murder, set against the backdrop of the circus.”

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