Press Release - 3.30.17

EBERTFEST ANNOUNCES FINAL SLATE OF FILMS AND SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THE 2017 FESTIVAL

CHAMPAIGN, ILL – March 23, 2017 – The 19th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ announced today the final slate of films in this year’s festival. The additional lineup will include screenings of BEING THERE with cinematographer Caleb Deschanel attending; DE-LOVELY, with director and producer Irwin Winkler in attendance and followed by a performance of Cole Porter songs by Jimmy Demers and pianist Donnie Demers,; THE HANDMAIDEN; PLEASANTVILLE including director Gary Ross appearing; THEY CALL US MONSTERS featuring special guests director Ben Lear and producer Sasha Alpert; and the short film JULY AND HALF OF AUGUST with writer Sheila O’Malley attending.

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