U of I Museum To Display Typewriter Used By Hugh HefnerAn exhibit of unique typewriters, including one used by the founder of Playboy, will open later this month at the University of Illinois.
2019 Ebertfest To Open With Aretha Franklin Concert FilmIt runs April 10 to 13 at Champaign's Virginia Theatre. More films and a screening schedule are to be released.
Ebert Foundation Awards Grants On 4th Anniversary Of Film Critic's DeathFriends, family and fans gathered Tuesday at Chicago Sun-Times' chief film critic Roger Ebert's lone star in front of the Chicago Theater to celebrate his life and legacy, but to also award grants in Roger's honor.
University Of Illinois To Create Center Honoring Roger EbertEbert's wife, Chaz Ebert, and the school made the announcement on Thursday. The Ebert Center's goal would be to combine the studies of film and ethics to encourage writers and filmmakers to think critically about film.
De Niro's "A Bronx Tale," Godard's "Goodbye To Language" Featuring At EbertfestRoger 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."
Vivian Maier Doc Nominated For Oscar, Roger Ebert Film SnubbedThe film “Finding Vivian Maier” tells the fascinating story of the reclusive Chicago nanny who took more than 150,000 street photos that now are considered among the best photography ever.
Director Steve James Aimed For "Candid Portrait" Of Roger Ebert In DocumentaryDirector Steve James says he didn’t have a hard time maintaining his objectivity, despite Ebert’s admiration for his previous work because they both wanted the same thing.
Roger Ebert's First Review Was Published On This Date 47 Years AgoOn this day 47 years ago, the legendary film critic Roger Ebert wrote this first review for the Chicago Sun-Times.
Roger Ebert's Wife Reflects On His Passing One Year LaterIt was a year ago that Chicago lost one of its living treasures: film critic Roger Ebert. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker talks with his widow, Chaz, about how she's remembering him.
Ebert Honored At Chicago Film Festival Opening NightFilm critic Roger Ebert, who died in April, was credited with popularizing movie criticism through his Chicago Sun-Times reviews and the television show he started in the 1970s.
Roger Ebert's Hometown Raising Money For StatueHe was Champaign-Urbana’s native son. Now, late film critic Roger Ebert’s hometown wants to give back.
Celebrities, Fans Show Their Love For Ebert At Memorial EventEbert, who had battled cancer the past decade, was laid to rest Monday after a funeral at Holy Name Cathedral.
Ebertfest Will Go On Without Its NamesakeThe 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.
Roger Ebert 'Had A Heart Big Enough To Accept And Love All'Hundreds gathered at Holy Name Cathedral on Monday to say a final farewell to Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.
Ebert Funeral Set For Monday At Holy NameThe funeral for legendary Chicago Sun-Times film Critic Roger Ebert will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Holy Name Cathedral, according to a press release from a publicist for Ebert's family.