20TH EBERT FILM FEST TO OPEN WITH 'THE FUGITIVE' AND FEATURE GUEST AVA DUVERNAY

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“The Fugitive,” starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, will open the 20th annual Roger Ebert Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 18-22 to downtown Champaign.

Roger Ebert called the film “one of the best entertainments of the year” when it opened 25 years ago, and its director, Andrew Davis, will be a festival guest.

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Passes for 20th annual Ebertfest on sale Nov. 1

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Passes for the 20th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming next spring, will go on sale Nov. 1.

The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event, April 18-22 at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign. Related talks and panel discussions will be held at the Hyatt Place hotel in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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‘Being There,’ ‘Pleasantville’ and Cole Porter biopic among final slate for Ebertfest

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Organizers today filled out the slate of films and announced the schedule for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 19-23 to downtown Champaign.

Tickets for individual films will go on sale Saturday (April 1) and festival passes are still available.

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‘Hair’ coming to Ebertfest, along with additional films and guests

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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.

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