Monday, February 22, 2016

'The Third Man,' 'Blow Out' and More are Heading to Ebertfest 2016

READ MORE: Watch: Explore the History of Eberfest in Exclusive Documentary Featurette Though Roger Ebert passed away three years ago, his legacy continues to live on each year when Chicago cinephiles gather in Champaign, Illinois for Ebertfest. 2016 marks the festival's 18th year, and organizers and host Chaz Ebert have just announced the first wave of special screenings and festival attendees. Chaz Ebert and Festival Director Nate Kohn select the films for the festival following Ebert's notorious rubrik of a so-called Eberfest film. Thanks to their efforts and deliberation, this year's festival will include special guests like Gil Robertson, president of the African American Film...

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