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April 18, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Date/Time(s): Wed-Sun, April 18-22, 2018 – various times

Seating: General Admission

Passes: $150 each
Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (phone & online only)

On-Sale Date: On Sale Now

[Individual Tickets go on-sale Mon, April 2, 2018 – 10am]




Also available: Roger Ebert’s Film Festival Pass 4-Packs!
At $510.00 (plus service charges) for four passes, an Ebertfest Pass 4-Pack saves you 15% off the regular price.

Click here to purchase



The College of Media at Illinois presents the 20th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through Sunday, April 18-22, 2018 – at the historic Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL.

Festival Passes go on sale Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – at 10:00 A.M.

Festival Passes allow access to all 12 (or more) screenings during the five-day event held every April inside the Virginia Theatre as well as related talks and panel discussions held at the Hyatt Place in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A limited quantity of 1,000 passes will be made available for this year’s festival.

Passes are $150.00 each, plus a $5.00 service charge (phone/online only). A special 15% discount is also available to festival-goers when they purchase a four-pack, priced at $510.00. Additionally, a small number of U of I Student Passes will be made available this year, priced at $100.00 each. Passes can be purchased at www.thevirginia.org, at the Virginia Theater Box Office (203 W. Park Ave., Champaign), or charge by phone at 217-356-9063.

Tickets for the festival’s individual movies will be available for purchase at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, April 2, 2018. Individual Tickets are $15.00 for Adults and $13 for Students and Seniors.

Roger Ebert’s Film Festival celebrates films, genres, and formats that have been overlooked by distributors, audiences and/or critics. These include independent, international, and studio films that did not win wide audiences; overlooked formats such as 70mm; and overlooked genres such as documentaries and musical. The festival screens one film at a time, so everyone sees the same films at the same time, promoting a strong sense of community among audience members, filmmakers, guests, students, and scholars.

It was founded by Roger Ebert, an Urbana native, U of I journalism graduate, and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times.

For additional information, please visit www.ebertfest.com.


April 18, 2018
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Virginia Theatre


Virginia Theatre
203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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