Smile Politely asks a few longtime Ebertfest attendees about their favorite festival moments.
Urbana native Nina Paley discusses the complications of bringing Sita Sings the Blues to an audience and provides an interesting conjecture as to why corporations make it so hard to use cultural artifacts.
Ebertfest film selections were announced last week. The festival itself is just three short weeks away. Smile Politely weighs in on the choices.
Urbana native Nina Paley has a slot at EbertFest for Sita Sings the Blues. She talks to Smile Politely about growing up in Urbana, being a mayor's daughter, and her former addiction to PLATO computers.
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