22nd Annual Ebertfest

Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” are now on sale.

Date: September 8-11
Location: Virginia Theatre

The festival, sponsored by the College of Media and Chaz Ebert, presents celebrated films and other cinematic works overlooked by audiences, critics, or distributors. Onstage discussions with directors, actors, critics, or others will follow each screening.

Filmmaker guests at recent festivals include directors Ava DuVernay, Norman Lear, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, and Guillermo del Toro, and actors Hugh Dancy, Gina Gershon, Brie Larson, Jason Segel, LaKeith Stansfield, and Jennifer Tilly.

All passes may be purchased through ebertfest.comthevirginia.org, or at the Virginia Theatre box office, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, 217-356-9063. The festival website will post all updates. Tickets for individual movies will be available September 1.