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Watch Tilda Swinton Turns Ebertfest into a Dance Party

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 24, 2013 11:55 AM
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The Academy Award winner gets down to the tune of Barry White's "You're the First, the Last, My Everything."

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow: Ebertfest 2013, Days Three and Four

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 22, 2013 2:06 PM
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Our final dispatch from a deeply personal film festival.

Keeping It All in the Family: Ebertfest 2013, Day Two

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 2:39 PM
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This isn't a film festival. It's a film seance.

Those Were the Days of Heaven: Ebertfest 2013, Day One

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 12:06 AM
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The first night of this year's festival included Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" and a special sing-a-long tribute to the late Roger Ebert.

The New Ebertfest App Gets Two Thumbs Up

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2013 10:45 AM
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The app is 50% off during Ebertfest, which runs through Sunday.

Stand in the Lobby and Talk: Honoring Roger Ebert at Ebertfest 2013

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 17, 2013 10:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
I'm on my way to Eberfest, to watch movies and to talk.

Ebertfest 2013 Lineup Announced

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 22, 2013 1:48 PM
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Other highlights include "Bernie" with guests Richard Linklater and Jack Black and a rare chance to see "Days of Heaven" on the big screen.

Watch Ebertfest's Panels and Q&As Online

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 27, 2012 6:58 PM
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If my sense of desperate longing didn't come across in my interview with Roger Ebert earlier in the week, let me make it clear now: I'm pretty disappointed not to be at Ebertfest 2012. I got to attend the festival last year and had an incredible time watching movies and hanging out with filmmakers and critics from around the country and the entire world. I loved every minute.

Roger Ebert on Ebertfest 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 25, 2012 9:20 AM
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The legendary film critic on the latest installment of his annual film festival in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

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