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Ebertfest is April 20-23 and Guillermo del Toro is a guest

View of the Virginia Theatre, Champaign. The blond stone building's marquee reads "Roger Ebert's Film Festival"

Ebertfest returns to the Virginia Theater April 20-23, 2022 with an impressive roster of directors. Guillermo del Toro will visit with his latest film, Nightmare Alley, which will be shown in black and white on 35mm film. Terry Zwigoff will be here with his 2001 film Ghost World. 

Additional films and guests will be announced in the coming weeks; keep an eye on the Ebertfest website for updates. 

In the meantime, you can buy your festival pass ($200 each; $700 for four passes). Individual tickets will go on sale April 1st.

Top image by Frank Zwicky.


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