Roger Ebert’s film festival will open this year with screenings of filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard’s “Goodbye to Language 3D” and actor turned director Robert De Niro’s “A Bronx Tale.”
The show will go on. Next Wednesday, the 17th annual Ebertfest begins in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, home to the film festival for 15 years.
In the aftermath of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior’s conviction for misusing campaign funds, there’s been increased scrutiny of how politicians use the money donated by supporters. Now, the Better Government Association has found another lawmaker with questionable expenses.